Two iconic American brands based in Southern California have teamed-up to collaborate on a unique new project that blends the exciting worlds of high-performance supercars and custom guitars that debuted at WNAMM this past week. Supercar manufacturer Saleen Automotive has announced a special collaboration with Fender to produce the “Fender® Stratocaster® 1,”a custom electric guitar inspired by the new Saleen […]
A partnership that crosses over three decades, Gibson and Slash announced on January 9 the release of the first-ever Slash Collection. In a history-making move for the brand, the Slash Collection will feature multiple acoustic and electric guitars. The new Slash Collection will officially premiere at the Gibson experience space, 3rd Floor, Ballroom A, during […]
There’s a new ukulele in the grove with the introduction of the HUG Ukulele Exotic Mango Wood Series, the debut product line from Hawaiian Ukulele & Guitar. These handcrafted instruments are made from mango wood and deliver the warm tones of their tropical origin. With beautiful styling, all-solid wood construction, and high-quality resonance, the HUG […]
In this latest article we will cover an example from my book, Simple Drumming For Seniors, of an easy exercise you can do to increase your concentration.
In our third episode of a five part series, the folks over at SubCat Studios in Syracuse New York, break down some tips and tricks on miking a guitar.
As a singer, you may have some questions about breathing. Maybe you’ve read tips or received advice that confused you. In this article, I’ll attempt to answer those questions and clear up any confusion on breathing for singing. Why is breath so important? Without breath, we can’t sing. You probably knew that already. But […]
In our second episode of Making Music Product Spotlight with Chuck Schiele, Chuck tells you about the Orangewood acoustic-electric Morgan Mahogany Live guitar. The model features all solid mahogany top, a Fishman Sonitone pickup, and a premium gig bag included to protect the guitar from daily wear and tear. Orangewood is a guitar and ukulele […]
Trumpeter/hornist Jeff Stockham recently came to the Making Music offices for what turned out to be a rather lengthy interview about his passion for historic brass instruments — both playing them and collecting them. One of the many ensembles in which Stockham plays, in fact, is The Excelsior Cornet Band, New York State’s only authentic […]