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Whether you are a professional guitar player, play the guitar for fun, or are just beginning your guitar-playing journey with a passion to learn, music is a great outlet for relieving stress and expressing yourself. However, there are a few things you should keep in mind in relation to playing the guitar and maintaining your […]
In order to play slap bass, a bass player must think like a drummer –that is, to hit the strings with the thumb to get the right tone, the wrist must rotate in the same way a drummer’s wrist does when playing the traditional, or jazz, grip.
A guitar solo is an art form that doesn’t come as easily as some other things you need to learn when you first pick up the guitar. If you are a player who watches videos of players like Jimmy Page, Slash, and Eric Clapton soloing on stage, then it doesn’t take long to get the itch to want to do it yourself.
Earth Celebration is a huge drum festival hosted by the globetrotting drum group Kodo. This year’s festival will be held August 16-18 on Sado Island.
We can guide you, but practice will make you unbeatable. Let’s make you better than the best with these five tips for beginning violinists.
Whether you are an advanced piano player or just starting out, there is always that voice in the back of your head wondering if you’ve been practicing enough. So how much is enough?
Welcome back to our series on clarinet scales! In this video, Ana will teach out how to play the Eb major scale on clarinet.
“Stage fright” is the term for an excessive amount of pre-performance nerves. It’s an issue for all performers at times but can often be particularly strong for singers.
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!
Casio America, Inc., has announced the release of the new Casiotone CT-S200, a reimagining of the classic Casiotone electronic keyboard (CT-201), which debuted in 1980.
In this video, SAE Institute Miami Instructor Frank El Medico Rodriguez discusses how to add reverb to your instruments, specifically in Pro Tools. To learn more, visit usa.sae.edu.
If you are like most guitarists, you’re probably on a never ending search to squeeze every last bit of tone you can from your instrument. Pickups are a great way to do this, and can make a huge difference in the sound and response of your guitar.
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.
The piano was invented around 1700 in Italy by harpsichord maker Bartolomeo di Francesco Cristofori, who worked with the Florentine Court of the Grand Prince Ferdinando de’ Medici. Cristofori named his invention gravicèmbalo col piano e forte, which means “harpsichord with loud and soft.” It was later shortened to “fortepiano” and finally to just “piano.” […]
In this video, Frank Socorro at SAE Institute will show you how to use and go over the basics of the LA-2A Compressor.
To learn more, visit usa.sae.edu.
Learn some helpful home recording tips and tricks directly from the Audio Instructors at SAE Institute. Classes start in January, you can learn the basics of audio recording for yourself! Earn your diploma in as few as 9-12 months.