Microphones For Live Performance
Choosing a microphone for band practice or live performances can be a harrowing experience due to the fact there are so many to choose from in the modern age. Firstly, do some research, ask other musicians what they use for the best sound results, check out blogs on different types of microphones on the internet, and if you can, listen to the quality of several different brands, this will be the best way to judge which sound you like the most.Basic Tips on How to Sing Better
There will come a time in your life that you have to sing; a loved one’s birthday, when wooing someone dear to you or on other several special occasions. Therefore, you have to know how to sing. So here are some tips to help you out so you can finally learn how to sing better.Time to Swing – “Jazz Rhythm Sections” – Greg Hutchinson, Jeff Hamilton and the Ray Brown Trio
Anyone being introduced to jazz, sooner or later learns of Ray Brown, one of the most influential bass player of all time. His timing, sound, overall concept, and interaction is well known by all students of bass. Also, Ray Brown was excellent in the choice of musicians to play with. Two outstanding examples are Gregory Hutchinson and Jeff Hamilton who, joining the Ray Brown Trio, created one of the best “Jazz Rhythm Sections” we ever had.What Kind Of Guitar Player Do You Want To Be?
It’s a great idea to give some thought to what kind of guitar player you want to be and the kind of music you want to play-even before you start playing. Although they may not really be aware of it and not be able to express in a certain way, I’ve found the biggest reason my students want to play the guitar is they simply like the way the guitar sounds and the music it makes. And that is perhaps the best reason of all.The Guitar Student and Learning Guitar in 2011
Today’s technology has given the current guitar student so many resources at his/her fingertips. I think back to when I was learning guitar in the mid 70’s/80’s and taking guitar lessons. There were no personal computers or Internet.What Is the Best Age to Start Playing a Violin? How to Calculate What Size Violin to Choose
I started playing the violin when I was seven, but these days I have seen children as young as four playing one tenth or even one sixteenth size violins. I started off using a half size instrument, in the 1960s but back then they didn’t have the range of sizes that are around today.Acoustic Guitar Lessons: 3 Tips to Mastering the Beginner’s Stage
Acoustic guitar lessons should be approached with the right mindset to allow you to play acoustic guitar songs with mastery and ease. Here are a few tips to learn guitar efficiently.Why Do We Have Music
Why we have music is much more difficult to explain than how and why we use music. Music is based on a lot of things that we refer to in life, if you were asked the question, am I a lot happier when music is being played when I am working? Like mine, your answer to that would probably be yes, especially if it is music that you can sing along to that you know or associate with happy times.Blank Tablature for Guitar – Use It in the Most Effective Way
You can readily get a blank tablature for guitar online. The harder task is to use it. Writing tabs for guitar is actually part of the path of every player. In fact, it is highly recommended even to intermediates and more advanced beginners as a way of getting more practice.Tablature for Bass Guitar – The Importance of Using Bass Guitar Tabs for Practice
Some may say that tablature for bass guitar is actually useless as the instrument is easier to play than an acoustic or electric guitar. However, this is not the case. Find out why you should use tablatures (tabs) as extensively as possible to improve your playing skills. Get some useful tips on how to make the most out of the tabs available.How to Get a Perfect Technique on Flute
Getting to a perfect technique, or How I came about trying Fernand Gillet’s scale book: Exercises for Scales, Intervals and Staccato for Flute. This is my personal experience of using this book daily for over two years.One Song a Day for Beginning Flutists
Congratulations on your choice to play the flute! Read further for my choices of the best five songs to learn for beginning flutists. Most of the songs here are written in G Major, which is great if you previously learned the recorder. (If not, I recommend starting in the key of F Major. More on that in another article.) The best part is, music reading skills not required!