Hip Hop Music Beats for youth
Hip Hop Music Beats for youth

This music has evolved from the block parties in New York to the international concerts. Hip Hop music has originated in 1970s when block parties became popular especially among the African American. Basically, Hip Hop is sub divided into four key...

How To Get The Perfect Tone On...
How To Get The Perfect Tone On Your Electric Guitar

Ever felt that your electric guitar is not giving you the tone you are looking for? There are various reasons as to why the tone may not be as awesome as you want it to be.

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...

The Three P's of Playing Guitar...
The Three P's of Playing Guitar (Or Any Other Instrument)

Learn what I call the three "P's" of playing guitar and how you can apply them to your own playing no matter your skill level. They are as follows: #1: Perception, #2: Patience, and #3: Practice. I believe if you follow these three P's you'll...

Violins of Italy: The Testore...
Violins of Italy: The Testore Family and the Great Violin Making Traditions

Italian violins from the 18t Century and earlier are very much sort after, commanding some very high prices for the top names. Some stand out more than others, most notably Stradivarius, Guanarius and Amati. After these and a few other Cremonese...

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...

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...

3 Tips for Putting a Band Together
3 Tips for Putting a Band Together

I'm most certain that at some time or another, the thought of starting up a band and playing some live shows has crossed your mind. If you enjoy music like I do and have a passion for playing a musical instrument, there is a chance that you have...

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.

29 Ways to Make Money in the Music Industry

As an Assistant Professor of Recording Arts & Technology, one of the first thing I'm asked by parents of prospective students is whether or not it's possible to make a living in the music industry. Obviously, this is a difficult question. I can't promise anyone that they'll be able to make a living working in the music industry...

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