A serious, dedicated musician often possesses a passion for music which a non-musician may not fully comprehend. Indeed, this enthusiasm can continue to drive said musician, even though he or she may be forced to turn to non-musical endeavors simply to earn a living. The rare musician who can live a fully musical life, at […]
If you are a musician and you don’t use your laptop, iPad, or computer to record your music, what are you waiting for. Get to Laptop Recording!
Rich Redmond of the Jason Aldean band dropped by Subcat Studios (Syracuse, NY) to share his insights for music success with Chuck Schiele and Csssidy Vienese of Making Music Magazine community. Immediately following this interview, Rich shuffled off to soundcheck.
In the US in 2016, The National Endowment for the Arts gave slightly over $82 million in grants to fund various music projects. If you want to come up with the ideal grant proposal for your music project, the following tips will be of great assistance…
Mark Bosnian is back to let Making Music and our readers know how important it is to sing to your audience
In Mark Bosnian’s second tip from his list of 10 tips for a better performance he talks about dynamics and why they are so important when it comes to music.
In the last blues lesson (12-bar blues), you learned how to play the 12-bar blues in the key of F, using simplified 2-note chords. You also learned easy right-hand patterns using three of the six tones in the blues scale ( F, Eb and Ab). It’s time to take it to the next step and learn to improvise with the 12-bar blues.