Improvisation is the art of creating music on the spot and without preparation. It’s commonly seen in jazz or blues music where musicians routinely improvise solos or melody lines.
Many music makers have something in common, other than their love of playing—performance anxiety. Here are 5 easy ways to overcome stage fright.
Though written in 1814, The Star-Spangled Banner is one of the most misunderstood songs in United States history, despite its ubiquity in our culture. In part, Francis Scott Key is partly to blame for an endemic lack of knowledge about the national anthem. To clear things up, here are 5 myths about the Star-Spangled banner.
A piano is one of the most popular instruments in the world, but we bet you don’t know the following 5 key piano facts.
Playing songs quickly can feel like a real accomplishment, but getting there can be a challenge. In fact, the best way to master the skills of any song is to play it slowly, very slowly, then increase the speed (or tempo) of the song once you’ve mastered the skills.
Top 5 Bass Lines & How to Play Them The bass is often an overlooked instrument, but it shouldn’t be. The bass provides powerful bass lines, which hold a song together or can even take the lead. Bass lines and grooves give the song its rhythm and help give the other instruments freedom to roam. […]
Have a drummer in your life and not sure what to get them? Making music has you covered with this list of 5 great gifts for drummers