Ivan Varenikov lives in Siberia. He contends that, aside from all the stereotypes of bitter cold and wild bears, Siberia is also deficient in terms of music
Choir directors, music teachers, composers, and music students all qualify. But, don’t sell yourself short. If you write songs, play in a band, or sing in a vocal group, even if you don’t know the first thing about staff paper, there’s a very good chance that one of these notation software programs could help you.
You might say that Michael Feinstein has always had a unique approach to music. As a child, he was unable to learn from traditional piano lessons, perhaps because he’d already begun learning by his own means. Growing up in the 1960s and early 1970s, he wasn’t attracted to the popular music of that era, but was instead drawn to the Great American Songbook almost from the beginning.
This series of songbooks from Alfred Music presents each of Led Zeppelin’s classic studio recordings. Drawn from 30 years of documentation, interviews, and recorded footage, these transcriptions offer unprecedented accuracy. Each is available in Guitar/TAB Vocal, Bass TAB/Vocal, Piano/Vocal/Chords, and Drum Transcription editions. They also include vintage Led Zeppelin photographs and a foreword by Guitar World editor-in-chief Brad Tolinski.
John Joyce didn’t start playing guitar until he was 30 years old. When he picked the instrument up, his daughter was two. As he began learning songs, he also started writing his own. Having his daughter nearby during that time, the words he started writing lent themselves to children, and with that in mind, Poochamungas came to life.
Dean Brantley Taylor is a songwriter and producer. He also has Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), which makes it hard for him to leave his apartment, much less sing or play an instrument. It’s even hard to simply listen to music, he says. “But, I’m in a band. Hallelujah!” he exclaims with a resounding euphoria you wouldn’t expect from someone afflicted with such a condition.
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Ultimate Guide to Singing When great singers get set on stage something extraordinary happens: they don’t think about what they are singing; they actually become the song. I have seen this with all of the great singers I’ve worked with: Dame Shirley Bassey, Lionel Richie, The Bee Gees, Sir Elton John, Lady Gaga, and so many […]