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1: Wouldn't it Be Great to Be Able to Buy a Guitar That Felt Gi...

I love guitars, and there's nothing like a new electric guitar with a proper set up! I like the tone, the way it feels in my hands, and the way that I can make a guitar sound "...

By: Rick Mariner

2: About Bagpipe Chanters- How to Buy Chanters for Your Bagpipe...

A bagpipe chanter is the part of the bagpipe that produces the melody. It is usually a narrow, conical tube that has a series of small holes. These holes are alternately covered an...

By: Ilse Hagen

3: Yamaha Electric Piano

When my daughter expressed a desire to take piano lessons, I had mixed feelings. On the one hand, I was happy that she wanted to cultivate her musical side and I certainly didn't want to stifle that k...

By: Bobby McHavens

4: Origins of Non-Classical Guitar

Origins Of "Non-Classical" Guitar  &nbs...

By: Mike Hayes

5: The Ups and Downs of Plectra

No, it's not part of a fish! Sometimes called picks (or plectrum in the singular). They are a often overlooked aspect of playability and tone.

By: Alan Ratcliffe

6: Why Practice Drums With a Metronome?

Practicing with a metronome will improve your time keeping dramatically! What... you say you can already keep time? Try to keep time with a metronome for about twenty seconds. It will show you how ...

By: Dan Brown

7: The Banjo, Yesterday and Today

Hearing a tune played on a banjo reminds us of Dixieland, country, and definitely blues music. The blues and banjos are connected, but the blues varies according to where it’s being played. Even...

By: Cordelia Tremont

8: A Guitar Stand Buyer's Guide

When deciding to purchase a guitar stand there are several things to keep in mind. How Sturdy is it?...

By: Allen Newsom

9: Baby Grand Piano

Being able to play a musical instrument is a talent that many people wish they had. The piano is an elegant instrument and once you learn how to play it will stay with you for t...

By: Bobby McHavens

10: How to play

As the bagpiper at historic Fort Mackinac (built by the 84th Highlanders in 1780) I've piped for several million visitors over the past 18 years. This certainly does not make me a good piper, but I ...

By: Dennis Havlena

Music Related Articles:

The Mingling of Jazz and Blues

Jazz blues is a musical style that combines both jazz and blues. Jazz, blues, and popular music all got their start in back rooms, clubs, honky-tonks, and in the underground or subculture environments. The histories of jazz...

By: Allen Newsom

Rock Lyrics of The 1980ís

One of the most well-know eras of music is the nineteen-eighties. In this period the virus AIDS hadn’t been quite discovered yet and everyone was still under the notion that having a good time with as many people as pos...

By: Cindy Kenny

Free Music Downloads - Are They Cool?

The has been a lot of legal drama about this because after all, music is still a business. I'm sure we can relate to working hard for something and then expecting a profit from it. However, I think there can be some benefi...

By: Charles Cruz

Updated Musical Lessons Related News:

Music lessons can close reading gap

Learning to sing or play a musical instrument can help disadvantaged children improve their reading skills, US research suggests.


Musical training offsets some academic achievement gaps, research says

Learning to play a musical instrument or to sing can help disadvantaged children strengthen their reading and language skills, according to research. The findings, which involved hundreds of kids part...


Allison Williams Dedicates Peter Pan Flying Lessons to Robin Williams

He'll always be our Peter Pan. Like millions of fans around the world, Allison Williams is mourning the loss of comedian and acting legend Robin Williams . The Girls star ? who will be taking ...


Study: Learning a musical instrument boosts language, reading skills

Learning to sing or play a musical instrument can improve language and reading skills of disadvantaged children, according to a new study released Friday. Nina Kraus, PhD, a neurobiologist at Northwes...


The legacies of Alvin Batiste and Clyde Kerr Jr. honored

The musical and life lessons passed on by the late Alvin Batiste and Clyde Kerr Jr. continue to prevail within the many students whose lives these artists and teachers touched. Listen and you can hear...



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