How to Get Started on The Road...
How to Get Started on The Road to Play Fingerpicking Guitar

Playing the guitar by fingerpicking often takes effort to master; how would you explain those guitar tabs, fingers that have a mind of its own, and your long nails? But with time, you will manage. You just need a lot of patience, determination, an...

Play Saxophone Like the Pros
Play Saxophone Like the Pros

Although it's one of the quickest instruments to initially pick up, learning to play saxophone like a pro - or even a highly developed student - is a whole other matter. In order to become great, it's crucial that you concentrate on the three...

You Don't Need a Big Studio For...
You Don't Need a Big Studio For a Big Sound

You don't need a room full of expensive gear or a incredible studio to work your songs until they're strong and full of impact. But you do have to leave any tendencies to creative laziness and mediocrity out of the studio.

The Importance of Tuning Your Drums
The Importance of Tuning Your Drums

An amazing drum solo starts with a well-tuned drum set. Nothing is more annoying from an audience ear than the sound of a sloppy beat and out-of-synch drum work. That is why you always need to check the overall tone of your drum kit.

Famous Bass Lines of Paul McCartney
Famous Bass Lines of Paul McCartney

When the Beatle's started out, no one dared to touch the bass parts. For musicians back then, playing bass was too boring at best. It all changed when Macca, a music prodigy, grabbed the position and he permanently changed the way music fans look...

Learning Jazz Guitar
Learning Jazz Guitar

For those who want to learn how to play jazz guitar music, jazz guitar books can be a helpful start if you understand what they are saying and have the patience to learn. However, after you download a pure pitch course, you can learn to play "by...

Unlock the Guitar
Unlock the Guitar

Hi, this is Mark and I have been playing the guitar for twenty years, when I first started to learn to play there were few places you could go however in today's world of technology you have all kinds of options. The first thing I can tell you is...

The Yardbirds: Anatomy Of A Year...
The Yardbirds: Anatomy Of A Year With Jeff Beck In 5 Songs

In 1965 Eric Clapton was devoted to what he considered unadulterated blues. He was not interested in being part of the Yardbirds' forays into pop music and left the band. Clapton suggested Jimmy Page as his replacement who, happy doing session...

About The Fender Stratocaster...
About The Fender Stratocaster Guitar

It is probably the guitar which every guitar player should have. The most flexible and playable guitar in the history of the planet. Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughn and Eric Clapton are just three of the thousand legendary guitar players who could...

The Beatles Books I Own - My Five Favourites

The Beatles Books I Own - My Five Favourites

I've been collecting books about The Beatles since my early teens, and I'm now nearing the age of 50, although I admit my trawl of Beatle-related volumes has diminished in the last ten years or so. However, I find it almost therapeutic to revisit some of those Beatles books I grew up poring over and I'd like to recommend five from my collection that I can safely class as being amongst the favourites of all the Beatles books I own.

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