Yamaha’s latest wind instrument, the Venova, is compact, durable, and great for a saxophone sound on the go. Check out Grace Kelly’s demonstration!
In this video, three musicians – Kenta Fukui (Sax), Kei Suzuki (Sax), and Naoyuki Takano (Clarinet) – take a spin on Yamaha’s latest wind instrument in a Venova jam session.
Making Music takes a look at four fretted instruments that may further enhance your recordings or songwriting: ukulele, cigar box guitar, banjo, mandolin.
The banjo has evolved from its African roots, first as a minstrel instrument, and later as a jazz, bluegrass, and folk staple. At the American Banjo Museum in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, you can see more than 300 banjos – the largest public display in the world. The interactive timeline below includes just a few. […]
Adapted from “5-String Banjo for Guitar Players” by David Brandowski, this article delves into the basics of playing banjo.
A handful of ukulele chords can take you a long way, as far as repertoire goes. With these eight chords you can play hundreds of songs on the ukulele.