Here are a few definitions for som e of the most common foreign accent markings found on musical scores and pieces.
If you have heard Latin music, it is most likely at the same time you wanted to get up and start dancing. Latin music is known for its great rhythmic patterns and dance beats.
You may have heard of the Circle of Fifths…but what about the Circle of Fourths? Learn what it’s all about and how it can help your playing.
Here are some tips to break down less common time signatures and become more comfortable and familiar with a different type of rhythmic mix.
Dave Sanborn, the veteran saxophonist, and six-time Grammy Award winner, has announced he will soon present the first episode of his new music show, Sanborn Sessions. The new series is hosted by Sanborn and features a diverse roster of accomplished artists from a variety of genres and generations. In its initial season, Sanborn welcomes Kandace Springs, […]
The battle between what matters the most in songwriting never ends. Is it the lyrics, or melody? Both of these elements matter, but if you’re a songwriting guitarist there’s one more important thing you should be aware of. It’s the thing that takes your songs to the next level. . . Voicing! Many songwriting guitarists […]
This article is about the importance of chord knowledge as a pianist – what chords are, what they’re for, and all the ways good chord knowledge can help you as both piano player and musician in general.
It seems as though we are hearing new stories nearly every day about how artificial intelligence use is growing and having a greater impact on our daily lives. In some instances, these changes are obvious; in others, the ways AI is impacting our lives can be subtle. Take music, for example. Unbeknownst to many of […]