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By Jennifer Johnson Body Mapping is the method, first discovered by cellist William Conable and then thoroughly developed by Barbara Conable, to teach musicians how to move according to the true anatomical design of the body in order to prevent injury and enhance facility and artistry. During her years teaching the Alexander Technique, Barbara realized […]
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.
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.
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.
Like many elements of music theory, triads and inversions are concepts that can be understood and applied in various ways, along a whole spectrum of difficulty from the bare bones to more complex ideas.
In this video, Ana will teach out how to play the Db major scale on clarinet. Don’t forget to stop back next week and Cassidy will teach you how to play the Bb minor scale!
Looking after your voice presents a different set of challenges to looking after an external instrument. Your vocal cords are a part of your body and as such are subject to all the trials and tribulations our bodies undergo on a daily basis. It’s no coincidence that just about everything on the list of vocal […]
Many of these instruments, though based on ukuleles, are unique unto themselves, and can appeal to just about anyone. Making Music takes a look at a few.
DPA’s d:facto™ 4018VL Linear Vocal Microphone features a new capsule with an isolation-optimized supercardioid polar pattern that is specifically designed to augment the human vocal range. The d:facto™ 4018VL combines the best of cardioid and supercardioid…
In this video, SAE Institue Instructor Maria Barona will go over the correct way to create a headphone mix and the stereo cue on the SSL4000 analog console. To learn more, visit sae.edu.
If you’re playing a bunch of gigs and finding it difficult to remember all those tunes, consider some of these transcription tips from Ken Dow.
One of the most iconic and influential bands of the late 1960s is The Doors. It all began in the halls of UCLA where Jim Morrison and Ray Manzarek were studying Film and Theatre.
In this video you can will learn about Reaper, a digital audio workstation (DAW) and all of its basic functions from the team over at Consordini Music.