Chromatic alterations, such as sharps and flats, can be used to help create a more interesting chord progression in a piece of music. Ed Bell explains how to use these alterations effectively.
There are many ways in which a musician can turn their love of music into a side gig, and a great way to do this is to become a music teacher.
One of the simplest and most effective ways to enrich your chord progressions is through the use of inversions. Depending which note you put in the bass, you end up with chords in first inversion or second inversion:
The act of songwriting really cashes in on music’s therapeutic benefits. Here are four simple steps to writing songs that you can use to improve your life.
**The content of this article is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. We’ve all been guilty of over-practicing. And, whether string, brass or other, every musician is bound to encounter one […]
So, you love music. You’ve been honing your musical skills for a while. Your hard work shines whenever you perform in your own room or in front of a small, supportive group of people.
Now you want to push yourself a bit further and bring your music to a wider audience. Chances are, the audition room is your next step.
Formula for Improvising —This article will help you start the process of improvising so you can jam with other musicians and create your own music…