The unexpectedly rapid collapse of Afghanistan’s military forces and subsequent fall of that country’s government to the Taliban do not bode well for Afghanistan’s future. Many aspects of life that we in the “west” take for granted – such as the freedoms of expression and religion, and women’s rights for just a few examples – […]
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Steinberg Offers Free Software for Making Music at Home
To encourage music makers to stay creative during these unprecedented times, Steinberg has designed the #StayHome Elements Collection so music makers can create in the comfort of their own home. From now until May 15, the collection is completely free to use for 60 days. Download link: https://bit.ly/2yhusk2 The #StayHome Elements Collection is a special package […]
Music Expo Announces “Music Expo Livestream,” A Virtual Experience To Keep Music Makers Connected
Grammy-nominated Producer ill Factor and Mixing Engineer Frank Socorro Kick Off “Modern Music Production & Mixing” with Free Access On April 4 Music Expo in association with Sound On Sound announces “Music Expo Livestream,” a new virtual series to keep music makers connected online. Grammy-nominated Producer ill Factor (Matisyahu, Justin Timberlake, Jason Derulo) and Mixing […]
Global Ensemble Heals the World
The Cunningham Piano Online Ensemble—111 musicians and singers from 18 states and 9 different countries, including China, who have united online to demonstrate the power of music in the face of adversity.
Why Record Your Music?
Imagine key moments or relationships in your life with no photos or videos: high school graduation, a soccer tournament, a trip to London, making cookies, or laughing with someone you love. Trying to recall those things from memory can feel ephemeral — or you may have forgotten them altogether. Music is the same, only more […]
Take Your Next Musical Step
Do you hope to expand your musical circle? Need inspiration and practical ideas for overcoming setbacks? Love music and seek new ways to enjoy it? Roots musician Gayla M. Mills will help you take your next step, whether you play jazz, roots, classical, or rock. Her book Making Music for Life: Rediscover Your Musical Passion […]
What’s in a Name: Is it a Violin or a Fiddle?
Ask any violinist if there’s a difference between a violin and a fiddle, and they will say, “If I had a nickel every time somebody asked that!”
Dave Sanborn, Legendary Saxophonist, Presents the First Season of His New Show “Sanborn Sessions”
Dave Sanborn, the veteran saxophonist, and six-time Grammy Award winner, has announced he will soon present the first episode of his new music show, Sanborn Sessions. The new series is hosted by Sanborn and features a diverse roster of accomplished artists from a variety of genres and generations. In its initial season, Sanborn welcomes Kandace Springs, […]
Piano Accompaniment Styles for 50 Great Songs
Get started playing your favorite songs with this jam-packed video. You’ll learn the basic chords (I, IV, and V) at the heart of countless tunes, how to arrange (invert) them for maximum effect, and how to make it all come alive with rhythm and bass line. Virtually a complete course in one crystal-clear tutorial.
How to Read Musical Notes and Their Corresponding Piano Key (Without Memorizing A Bunch Of Facts)
This guide has the most minimal information you need to know about reading musical notes and their corresponding piano keys. If you’re new to piano you will be able to read notes and piano keys in no time, and have a solid foundation for future learning