This article pinpoints some essential guitar strumming tips for beginners in order to help with quick improvements as well ways to avoid some common pitfalls and reduce the risk of injury.
The list below is taken from my years of experience as a musician, songwriter, recording engineer, content creator, teacher, and audio journalist. You may be familiar with some of the tips, but even if there are just a few that hit home you’ve done yourself a favor by moving closer to your goal of becoming an expert.
So, you love music. You’ve been honing your musical skills for a while. Your hard work shines whenever you perform in your own room or in front of a small, supportive group of people.
Now you want to push yourself a bit further and bring your music to a wider audience. Chances are, the audition room is your next step.
This video will show you a really fun and simple blues riff that you can do with your right hand. You can use this riff between phrases in your songs to give them more of an authentic bluesy feel.
Improvisation is the art of creating music on the spot and without preparation. It’s commonly seen in jazz or blues music where musicians routinely improvise solos or melody lines.
While artists would like to believe the music speaks for itself, a strong bio is an important part of promoting your music.
Here are some pointers to help you write the best artist bio possible.
So what is the best way to approach collaborative creativity? Here are 4 skills to practice that will help you and your fellow musicians get off on the right foot.