May 2, 2014

As a strings instructor(guitar/bass/ukulele/mandolin, etc...), one of the most under appreciated topics of teaching is how to properly use a tuner. Many times, a student will come in with an instrument that is so out of tune that it makes me cringe. They try to play it...

May 1, 2014


Buying a drum set can be a difficult (and expensive) process if you don't know what you're looking for. The most important aspect of drum set shopping is to know what you actually need. This article is going to look at what is necessary for beginner students to ha...

April 1, 2014

The saying is that all things popular in music go in a circle. What is in today will be out tomorrow and what was in yesterday will be back in sometime. You can see this progression even in today's music. The current music has an overwhelming 1980's feel to it. The mus...

March 1, 2014

The Christmas season is upon us again. 'What would make a great gift for the musician in my life?' That can be a difficult question to answer but hopefully this column will be of assistance to you. There are many gifts for musicians in many different price ranges. This...

February 1, 2014

There are many types of percussion instruments. Some are struck with sticks, some are shook, some are slapped together, and then there are those that are played with your hands. Hand percussion instruments can appear to be very easy to play. It is true that anyone can...

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