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...

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?

A Certified Guitar Appraisal
A Certified Guitar Appraisal

A Certified Guitar Appraisal is not just a one page document with a value on it. It is a report written only after thoroughly inspecting the guitar and gathering information about the guitar builder, the guitar, and the market in which it is...

My Husband Has an Acoustic...
My Husband Has an Acoustic Electric Guitar

Though it will depend on what type of music you play, acoustic guitar can almost always be a great addition to any live show. There are some kinds of music that it won't fit in with very well, but there are also many types that depend on it to get...

How To Choose A Guitar...
How To Choose A Guitar Distortion Pedal

With all the Guitar Distortion Pedals on the market today, it can be frustrating to find the right one that is best for you. This is probably one of the most asked questions as a guitar player that is still working with their sound. I honestly...

Finding the Perfect Guitar Tuner
Finding the Perfect Guitar Tuner

Training the ear is an important process for a guitarist. The tuner they choose can greatly affect how well they hear and play music. Here are my theories on how this all came about and how we can use the past to improve our future. You can...

Music Mixing Process 1 - Levels
Music Mixing Process 1 - Levels

I will split this explanation up as I believe it will be easier to tell you about everything involved, so let's get started!

What Type of Microphone Is Best...
What Type of Microphone Is Best For You?

Beyond mixing great tunes and sounds for your crowd, you also need to communicate with them with your voice. A good DJ microphone can improve your speech sound so you don't sound like your mouth is full of marbles when you talk. Your show is only...

3 Ideas to Help Accelerate Learning The Guitar

3 Ideas to Help Accelerate Learning The Guitar

Learning to play the guitar may be a frustrating job for the those just starting out, with all the hand and finger manipulations being unnatural and not comfortable when you're a new comer to holding an instrument. In addition, a number of guitars may have strange shaped necks along with dimensions of the fretboard...

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