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Whether you are a professional guitar player, play the guitar for fun, or are just beginning your guitar-playing journey with a passion to learn, music is a great outlet for relieving stress and expressing yourself. However, there are a few things you should keep in mind in relation to playing the guitar and maintaining your […]
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.
So you are thinking about learning guitar but you are not as young as you once were. You may have unanswered questions like, Am I too old? Will I have enough time? Will my fingers be dexterous enough to work the strings? Where do I start? What will I need? What will it cost to […]
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.
Ninichi and Xelafish, a creative partnership between composer Ninichi and multimedia creative Xelafish, have launched a competition open to all piano and violin musicians to cover their piece “Journey Into The Unseen.” The sheet music has been made available for free in piano solo, violin and piano (also works as violin solo), and violin duet […]
As Easy As ABA: Understanding Sonata Allegro Form When the average classical-music listener who has had a basic high school or undergraduate college level music appreciation course hears the term “sonata allegro form” or “sonata form,” what comes to that person’s mind — and what he or she most likely has been taught — is […]
Welcome back to our series on clarinet scales! In this video, Ana will teach out how to play the Bb major scale on clarinet. Don’t forget to stop back next week and Cassidy will teach you how to play the G minor scale! We also recommend you follow along with the Bb major scale below […]
“Stage fright” is the term for an excessive amount of pre-performance nerves. It’s an issue for all performers at times but can often be particularly strong for singers.
Yamaha’s latest wind instrument, the Venova, is compact, durable, and great for a saxophone sound on the go. Check out Grace Kelly’s demonstration!
Fender has announced the launch of Fender Songs, the company’s latest innovative app, allowing users to practice, play along, and perform to millions of their favorite songs on guitar, ukulele, or piano. Building upon Fender Play, Fender’s digital online learning platform, Fender Songs continues the journey for the beginner player while inviting those more experienced […]
In this video, SAE Institute Miami Instructor Frank El Medico Rodriguez discusses how to add reverb to your instruments, specifically in Pro Tools. To learn more, visit usa.sae.edu.
Dave Sanborn, 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, Terrace […]
Dan Reynolds and Andrew Tolman started the band Imagine Dragons back in 2008 while attending Bringham University.
The following three tips will help you negotiate your way to success in the music industry by helping you earn money and grow your audience.