A question I get a lot is how to go about using the elements of music theory to create a great-sounding bass line. I usually like to emphasise the point that music theory is important for bass players but so are things like playing in time with great tone, feel, taste and flair…
To every major key, there is also a relative and parallel minor. Parallel minor keys have the same name and relative minor keys have the same key signature.
“What should I learn to play first?” is a really common question for beginner guitarists. And although it’s somewhat subjective, there are certain staple essentials. Your stylistic tastes may determine how you explore these key elements (more detail below), but still this is ground that needs to be covered. Here’s a list of the categories […]
Scales have something of a bad reputation in music as being a repetitive and a bit of a slog. Besides the fact that they really don’t have to be, if you vary and maximize your practice, the key to scales is their application. It’s hard to get excited about playing a scale, for sure, but […]
Welcome back to our series on clarinet scales! In this video, Cassidy will teach out how to play the Eb minor scale on clarinet.
Do you have the blues? If not, you might be missing a wonderful musical opportunity. Blues scales, blue notes, and blues progressions are common to jazz, country, gospel, funk, R&B, folk, and other styles.
It’s time to get familiar with the C Scale. Doing so will ensure you are able to play songs that are in the Key of C. Once again, it is a simple scale that doesn’t take much work at first, but the key is to memorize it and play it at comfortable speeds.