If you want to become one of the greatest jazz players, there are habits you must get into doing every day. Start with these 7 everyday tasks that you can do to start living and breathing jazz music.
This book of 37 violin solos with piano accompaniment contains favorites like “Air on the G String” (Bach), “La Serenata” (Braga)… It included accompaniment CDs have tempo adjustment software to slow them down for learning.
Excellent playability, mellow tone, subtle response, and dynamic projection make the VLF2 Eastman Fiddle Outfit a perfect fit for any fiddler
This from Magic Fluke Cricket features wood neck and fingerboard mounted on a plastic body. Just launched this year, Cricket is a durable, versatile travel instrument for seasoned violinists, or a great starter instrument for beginners. Its three-way adjustable chin and shoulder rest has a unique design that allows comfortable playablity. “Because plastics can be engineered to have properties close to wood, acoustics can be very similar and in some cases enhanced,” says Dale Webb, Cricket designer and owner/founder of Magic Fluke.
In the right hands, sweet, soulful, searing sounds emanate from its feminine frame. Virtuosos from Paganini to Yehudi Menuhin unleashed its demons with finger flying ecstasy, and orchestras throughout history counted on it to carry the weight of the world’s melodies. From concert hall to dance hall, the violin has been the lead instrument for […]
Gift ideas for musicians, from guitarists to keyboardists, drummers, wind musicians, and everyone in between.
For anyone seeing an authentic bluegrass band for the first time, the unique instrumentation, driving tempos, soulful harmonies, and fierce, piercing tenor singing can be a lot to take. The sharp suits and masterfully virtuosic musicianship defy any “hillbilly” stereotype of its southern Appalachian roots, and it’s hard to disagree that ace bluegrass musicians are […]