By applying trickle-down modern manufacturing processes from our percussion and wind instruments, Yamaha has not only built a more durable, playable instrument, but one that also produces less waste material in the making process, and requires less maintenance and repair.
The 2017 NAMM show was, once again, 4 non-stop days of overwhelming, informative fun for musicians, gear-geeks and the global business of music gear. Man, we saw a lot of gear.
A study from the University of Montreal published in Brain and Cognition showed that musical training leads to faster reactions tim
The Improvise Approach is all about music creativity for people who have disabilities using iPads and the ThumbJam app as an accessible musical instrument. It’s a training and resource eBook that has been written exclusively for the iBooks Store.
If you want to get into playing the piano, it’s a good idea to get a basic understanding of how the instrument works. Before you even sit down at the piano bench, or sign up for lessons, educating yourself about the instrument gives you a base to start from, and may even help you decide if it’s the right choice of instrument for you.
Blues Keyboard Ornamentation: Grace Notes —Extra notes & musical flourishes add interest and musical tension to help to create an authentic blues sound.
Dramatic pauses in your music are a great way to grab the listener’s attention. Like most instructions in music, holds and pauses are also notated.