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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.
Are you ready to master the guitar solo and wow your friends? 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. Basic and barre chords, scales, and riffs are complicated enough for many, but the guitar solo […]
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.
Casio America, Inc., this month has teamed up with Notes for Notes (N4N) — a non-profit organization that builds, equips, and staffs after-school recording studios inside Boys & Girls Clubs and youth facilities giving youth the opportunity to explore, create, and record music for free — to gift more than 10 keyboards and digital pianos […]
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. Something about singing and being center stage heightens that sense of self-awareness and apprehension. Luckily, there are ways to ease stage fright, some of which are outlined […]
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. The new CT-S200 packs the nostalgia of the original into an ultra-compact and modern design with enhanced features. The CT-S200 (available in red, black and white), offers 61 full-size keys, […]
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.
This year marks 50 years since The Beatles released their Abbey Road album. The album is still important and relevant today, but more importantly still sounds pretty current. This marks it as one of only a very small number that somehow haven’t particularly aged in 50 years. Here are 10 reasons why Abbey Road is […]
In this video, SAE Institute Miami Instructor Frank Socorro teaches you how to mix and enhance your 808 tracks.
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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.