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The Mozart Effect is a controversial hypothesis that is commonly simplified into: “Listening to classical music makes you smarter.”
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.
The banjo’s birthplace is Africa or colonial America, depending on where you draw the line between banjo and banjo-ish ancestor. But while we debate the banjo’s birth, we can at least agree on where it hit puberty. That happened in America in the 20th century.
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.
We can guide you, but practice will make you unbeatable. Let’s make you better than the best with these five tips for beginning violinists.
This article is about the importance of chord knowledge as a pianist – what chords are, what they’re for, and all the ways good chord knowledge can help you as both piano player and musician in general.
Welcome back to our series on clarinet scales! In this video, Ana will teach out how to play the Gb major scale on clarinet.
In this video, SAE Instructor Charles Dye from SAE Institute Miami will show you how to add reverb to your vocals in a Digital Audio Workstation.
From portability, to low cost, to the ease of finding tutorials and lessons online, here are eight reasons why you should learn to play ukulele.
DPA’s d:facto™ 4018VL Linear Vocal Microphone features a new capsule with an isolation-optimized supercardioid polar pattern that is specifically designed to augment the human vocal range. The d:facto™ 4018VL combines the best of cardioid and supercardioid…
In this video, SAE Institute Miami Instructor Frank Socorro teaches you how to mix and enhance your 808 tracks.
A huge part of writing a hit song is coming up with great lyrics. Here, we give you ten steps to follow to find the perfect words for your song.
The banjo has evolved from its African roots, first as a minstrel instrument, and later as a jazz, bluegrass, and folk staple. At the American Banjo Museum in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, you can see more than 300 banjos – the largest public display in the world. The interactive timeline below includes just a few. […]
Here are a few quick examples to show you how to comp on piano. We’ll move from no comping at all to different types of comping in 4 easy steps.