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The Blunt Truth About Talent In Singing

Sometimes it seems that certain individuals come out of the womb singing like canaries. You hear them and think to yourself, “He/she is SO talented!” But then you read about a famous singer or watch a documentary detailing their career, and listen as they describe how incredibly hard they’ve had to work to achieve their level of skill and how much they’ve sacrificed to get to that point.

Connecting To The True, Primal Self Through Singing

Have you ever been in the shower or just alone at home, with nobody around to judge you or tell you to keep it down, and sang your heart out (even if it sounded awful) simply because you could? Next thing you know, an eternity has passed in the span of 10 or 15 minutes and you open your eyes and the “real world” asserts itself, despite your reluctance. Athletes call this dilation of time and loss of self “the zone”; rappers call it “flow”, and yogis call it “presence”.

Musician: The Most Practical Job In The World!

To most people’s ears, the words “practical” and “musician” don’t quite belong in the same sentence together, unless of course they’re uttered tongue-in-cheek. A career as a professional music-maker just doesn’t conjure up the same images of prestige, stability and financial security as, say, a doctor, lawyer or some other respectable variety of wage slave. Music should be kept as a hobby, we’re told.

Getting In Touch With Your Body For Better Singing

You probably know that we humans have 5 basic senses, right? Sight, hearing, smell, taste and touch. But in actuality, there are more than just 5 scientists have identified over 20 different senses! Some of the more interesting ones include perception of temperature (thermoception), perception of pain (nociception) and perception of balance (equilibrioception). However, the two senses we’ll be discussing in this article, which apply directly to singing, are…

Learn How To Drum And To Improve Your Drumming – Find The Best Tutor For Your Needs

Whether you are beginner or you are at a more advanced level and wish to learn more about your instrument through tuition, it is vitally important that you find the right drum teacher to increase your level of skill. As you are probably already aware, playing the drums is not easy and becoming good or better will depend most importantly on your level of dedication, but secondly, on what and how you are taught.

Crucial Ideas for Understanding Jazz Guitar That Absolutely Everyone Should Know

Ever wonder what it takes to learn jazz guitar online? Here are some great tips for what to do to get started.

Strumming Guitars Without the Use of a Pick

Most amateur guitar players will tend to use a pick when they are strumming their instrument. This is especially true for novices that are playing steel string guitars. However, it is good to note that classical guitars are typically plucked as well as strummed by hand. These classical guitars tend to have a fret board that is higher. In addition to this, the strings tend to be further apart and are fashioned out of nylon. All guitars can be strummed without a pick, but this technique tends to work best when being used on classical guitars. Regardless of the type of instrument that you have, learning to strum it by hand will ensure you never have to worry in the event that you forget your pick. So how does one do this?

3 Reasons for Using Performance As the Ultimate Goal

Earlier this year, I read a book that completely reinforced my approach to music workshops. This book concentrates on a theory used in drama which acknowledges the role of the body in performance; because there is so much focus on instrumental technique in music this is often overlooked.

Hard-Hitting, Unconventional Diet Advice For Singers

I know what you’re thinking. You’re thinking this is going to be another one of those predictable, vanilla articles about foods you should and shouldn’t eat before singing. Boooring!

Organ Playing: 7 Tips in Finding the Best Tempo in Prelude and Fugue in B Flat Major, BWV 560

Are you wondering what is the best tempo in Prelude and Fugue in B flat major, BWV 560? Are you struggling with playing this composition up to tempo? Or perhaps you are not sure at which tempo you should practice it? Here are 7 powerful tips in finding the best tempo of this piece.

How to Play Like a Studio Musician (in 30 Days)

Deep down inside every musician wants to play on an album. What is it that sets studio musicians apart from the rest of us, weekend musicians? As a music educator, I’ve seen what can happen when students apply and discipline themselves and make the choice to become a better musician. They are able to accomplish things they didn’t think they could and their confidence as a musician greatly improves as well. This is possible for anyone who wants to improve their playing.

Organ Playing: 7 Tips for the Best Articulation in Prelude and Fugue in B Flat Major, BWV 560

One of the most important aspects of stylistically correct performance of Prelude and Fugue in B flat Major, BWV 560 is articulation. It is precisely articulation which makes the playing of this piece sound in style as it was intended in Bach’s times. In order to achieve that you should use a special kind of touch plus many other nuances of the right articulation. In this article, I will give you 7 tips in playing this prelude and fugue with the correct articulation.

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