History of the Electric Guitar -...
History of the Electric Guitar - Music Technology

The fame of the electric guitar started in the big band era when guitarists wanted to amplify their guitars to compete with the large brass sections in jazz orchestras. Earlier, electric guitars were mainly made up of empty acoustic bodies with...

Guitar Tuning Methods - How To...
Guitar Tuning Methods - How To Tune Your Guitar Correctly

Many professional musicians tend to use electronic tuners to tune their guitars, (or get their roadies to do it); these can be purchased for a modest fee from most music shops. For most beginner or hobby guitarists the preferred method is by ear....

Going From Beginner to...
Going From Beginner to Intermediate Guitar

Everyone at one point in their life has made the statement "I want to learn to play the guitar." From that point there are infinite possibilities to where that simple idea can go, either people start to learn and instantly become prodigies, or...

What to Look for While Buying an...
What to Look for While Buying an Electric Guitar

All that you need to know before you buy an electric guitar and a bit about brands like Fender electric guitars and Gibson Electric Guitars is what this article is all about. It is an almost comprehensive guide to buy an electric guitar.

Jerry Lee Lewis: Rock and Roll...
Jerry Lee Lewis: Rock and Roll Singer, Pianist, and One of the Legendary Founders of Rock and Roll

Jerry Lee Lewis' career is a storied example of an artist who had something brewing in him as to what his vision was of Rock and Roll music. Dick Clark has called him one of the Founding Fathers of Rock and Roll and Sam Phillips of Sun Records...

Learning How to Play Gospel Piano
Learning How to Play Gospel Piano

Gospel music is a type of music that Christians generally play for commercial purposes, worship and also pleasure. Piano is actually one of the fundamental musical instruments in many gospel bands and those who would like to learn the secrets...

The History Of Black Gospel Piano
The History Of Black Gospel Piano

Mahalia Jackson's voice rang out at the funeral of Dr. Martin Luther King. Mahalia was one of the greatest voices of gospel music then, and still today. It was in 1968, the song she sang was "Precious Lord, Take My Hand," written by a suffering...

Choose the Best Trumpet Straight...
Choose the Best Trumpet Straight Mute

Every trumpet player knows a great mute is going to make your playing sound stellar. But how do you choose the best mute for your type of playing?

Top 10 Ways Not To Destroy a Guitar
Top 10 Ways Not To Destroy a Guitar

Over the years I have learned there are many do's and don'ts when it comes to caring for a guitar. Some I have learned from other guitarists, teachers, etc. and some I have found from first-hand experience.

Squier Stratocaster Review

Squier Stratocaster Review

Listen to a discussion of affordable guitars and you'll likely hear the Squier brand brought up. The Squier Affinity Stratocaster may not be the most glamorous guitar around, but it can get the job done if you're looking for a quality instrument with a rock bottom price.s

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