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Guitarists Get All the Girls! You Can Be One of Them!

It’s true you know, guitarist’s get all the chicks. That’s just the way it goes. You’ve probably heard something like that before, and I can attest to the fact that it definitely has some merit.

About Vibrato In Pop Singing Lessons

When we talk about Vibrato, one of the most valuable tools a good singer possesses, we address one of the most sensitive subjects when it comes to popular vocalising. Sure, technically we can explain vibrato. Vibrato is a continuous pitch shift at a certain tempo and between a certain range. If only it would be that easy.

Effects Pedals and Processors – Using the Effects Loop

When I first discovered the coolness of stomp box guitar effects, I think I was 11. I would venture down to the local music store where the gentleman that owned the place, Bill, would greet my friend Jimmy and I at the door with the resounding “How’s it going there gold dust?” Bill was a great guy and we would literally visit his shop every Saturday without exception.

The Differences Between Classical And Popular Vocalising

Singing is one of the oldest forms of communication. When I give Pop Singing Lessons in London to new singers without any singing experience at all, there is one thing that strikes me the most. Everyone of them has a need to communicate through vocal expression. No matter if they “have the X Factor” or not. No matter if they sing in tune or not. Even the singers with no ear at all feel the need to sing.

Drum Set Components and Analysis

What kind of instruments actually make up a standard drum kit you ask? Well, a drum kit is a collection of drums, cymbals and other percussion instruments such as wood, blocks, cowbells, chimes, triangles or tambourines.

How to Improvise on Piano – 4 Simple Tips for Easy Piano Improvisation

Having played the piano since the age of 5, I was raised strictly as a classical musician. I remember wanting to play the Ghostbusters theme song and after securing the sheet music for it, my teacher wouldn’t even let me to play it. This is the background I came from, and I’m sure many of you know exactly what I’m talking about. Learning how to improvise was a journey I had to take alone. I had to teach it to myself. Here are some tips for beginners that I learned on my own that I wish someone would’ve shared with me when I first started making up melodies on the piano.

Tiger Mom Approach Challenged by New Age Piano Teacher

The piano. It’s a musical instrument that many would love to play. Yet for most, it’s got a rarefied air about it.

Music Production Programs: Roads to Success

For those of you who are interested in combining your passion for music with your desire to have a technical career in the field that you are most interested it, you should think about potentially enrolling in one of the many music production programs that are out there waiting for eager students to break into them. So the phrase ‘music production’ might be just a little bit misleading, as the term has changed what it signifies in the last several years. It used to be that a music producer brought a team together to make music, but…

Creativity and Music Production

My son wants a career in music, but the odds of him winning the next American Idol are slim to none. He does have an ear for music and the intricacies involved in production.

Steps in Mastering Prelude and Fugue in C Major, BWV 553 for the Organ by JS Bach

The Prelude and Fugue in C major, BWV 553 is included in the collection of 8 Short Preludes and Fugues formerly attributed to J.S.Bach. Although the author of this piece remains unknown it is generally referred as a composition of the Bach circle, possibly by Johann Ludwig Krebs. In this article, I would like to give you the exact steps which will help you master this prelude and fugue.

How the Voice Works – Part 1

  How the voice works part 1 – a little bit about anatomy. This article is an over view of what can be a very in-depth subject. Basically there are four main things we use to create sound are: · Our lungs- we need a constant flow of air from the lungs which is pushed out by the diaphragm.

Motivational Tips to Help Keep Your Violin Practice Going Through the Winter

These winter months in the UK are a killer, getting up in the morning to go and teach in the dark and getting home in the dark totally saps me of any motivation, and it doesn’t get easier with age either! This morning felt like I was going to work in the middle of the night. So, how can we stay motivated to keep practicing during these dark, cold winter days, and any other time of year when you’re feeling like you’d rather be anywhere else but under a violin?

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