Jim D’Addario has been interest in strings ever since he received his first guitar, at age 13. “At that time, our family business was Darco Music Strings. My father, John, would bring home samples,” he recalls. “I loved testing and experimenting alongside him, and I was always pushing him to try new ideas.”
Sugarland was far from Bush’s first success in the music industry, the veteran musician, songwriter, and producer has a long list of credits. He was half of the folk rock duo Billy Pilgrim in the ’90s and toured in support of Melissa Etheridge.
But what exactly is MIDI and how can it enhance your playing? MIDI is an acronym for Musical Instrument Digital Interface, which, put simply, means…
Erika Lloyd prepares for her upcoming release of her album “Power” by discussing women in the music industry and how today isn’t so different from long ago.
Harmonica player, Steve Campbell, has a Forrest Gump-like existence, being at the right place at the right time, and meeting all kinds of influential musicians including blues master B.B. King and Muddy Waters.
Personal stories and examples from older adults who prove there is always time to learn piano, whether in a group or on your own, you can still learn.
Reggae developed as a genre in the Jamaican ghettos during the late 1960s. It is characterized by a strong bass line, one-drop rhythm with accents on the third beat of each bar, and simple repetitive chord structures. Lyrics feature harmony, often in Jamaican dialect, sometimes with social or political themes.