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  • Let’s face it, if you are just like everyone else out there, you just aren’t going to stand out. That’s why you have to do the music your way.

    Doing Music Your Way

    Doing Music Your Way

    by Bob Craypoe1

  • Every musician encounters bumps in the road at some point. With saxophonists, the problems might look like a hurting inner lip, register issues, getting certain notes out, or other things one might not even realize. This article will consist of many common issues, with corresponding solutions.

    What You’re Doing Wrong on the Saxophone

    What You’re Doing Wrong on the Saxophone

    by Alyssa Hartman0

  • Performance anxiety can be problematic especially with those who have the desire and talent to be on stage but can't seem to overcome that fluttery feeling in their stomachs.

    How Do You Reduce Your Music Performance Anxiety?

    How Do You Reduce Your Music Performance Anxiety?

    by Stephen and Jacqueline Gibbons0

  • Harmony is the “meat and potatoes” of music. It's not always easy to hear harmony sometimes, but this article aims to help you identify different types of harmony.

    Listen to Music Through Harmony

    Listen to Music Through Harmony

    by Reginald Thomas2

  • If you're thinking of investing in piano lessons for your child (or yourself), you need to hear from a seasoned veteran piano educator on the pros and cons of organized piano study.

    Why Piano Lessons?

    Why Piano Lessons?

    by Shannon T Flynn0

  • Learn about five important concepts that can help you beat songwriter's block. Creative blocks occur for many reasons, but as musicians there are a few things we can do to keep on writing songs when times get tough.

    How to Beat Songwriter’s Block

    How to Beat Songwriter’s Block

    by Guitar Gopher0

  • The Hapi drum is a steel tongue drum that needs minimal musical expertise to play. Here are a few techniques, complete with a video guide, to get you started today!

    How to Play the Hapi Drum

    How to Play the Hapi Drum

    by Amy Naylor6

  • Learning to strum the ukulele can seem intimidating, but if you follow these simple steps it can set you well on your way to playing with ease.

    How to Strum the Ukulele

    How to Strum the Ukulele

    by Marilyn Lane2

  • Most of us have a favorite song that we like to play or listen to, but how many of us are fluent in a musical instrument? Read this article to learn more about how music can enrich your life!

    The Benefits of Playing a Musical Instrument

    The Benefits of Playing a Musical Instrument

    by Allen Zhang1001

  • Nobody really likes a job with a boss breathing down your neck and nagging about deadlines and TPS reports. I'm here to tell you that there is hope - and big perks that come with working for yourself!

    6 Benefits of Working as a Freelance Musician

    6 Benefits of Working as a Freelance Musician

    by Steve Witschel0

  • Form in music is the structure or “blueprint” of the composer. This article will show you how you can listen to music through the form and understand it better.

    Listen to Music Through Form

    Listen to Music Through Form

    by Reginald Thomas0

  • Learning cover songs are not only good for expanding your set list but can also serve as lessons.

    Using Songs as Lessons

    Using Songs as Lessons

    by Bob Craypoe0

  • Guitar lesson - playing guitar songs, with examples and chord pictures.

    Easy Guitar Chords

    Easy Guitar Chords

    by Jon Green0

  • So you want to learn how to play guitar? Well join the club, because people from all over the world want to do exactly what you want to as well. What separates you from the rest? It all comes down to whether you've got motivation and that little...

    How To Play Guitar: A Beginner's Guide

    How To Play Guitar: A Beginner's Guide

    by Anthony15

  • It should not take too long to set up for a gig. I have some suggestions to help you do it more quickly.

    Reducing Setup Time for Gigs

    Reducing Setup Time for Gigs

    by Bob Craypoe2

  • Always wanted to play a musical instrument? Why not start out with the tin whistle? Learn how to play simple tunes on the tin whistle today.

    Learn How to Play the Tin Whistle

    Learn How to Play the Tin Whistle

    by singnmiss2

  • When you first start out playing gigs, you don’t realize right away that certain things should be done or avoided. I have a few tips regarding some things a newbie singer might want to think about.

    Things for Newbie Singers to Think About for Gigs

    Things for Newbie Singers to Think About for Gigs

    by Bob Craypoe0

  • Accompanying on the piano can be as simple or as complicated as you want it to be. Here's one way to create a back-and-forth style of accompaniment that's easy to master.

    Broken Chords Accompaniment on Piano

    Broken Chords Accompaniment on Piano

    by JohnMello0

  • The trick is to match the meter of the new lyrics with the meter of a song we already know. Lyrics with similar meters can be sung to the same tune. This works for songs within any genre as well as songs from different genres. Learn how to discover the song meter.

    How to Discover Familiar Tunes for Unfamiliar Lyrics

    How to Discover Familiar Tunes for Unfamiliar Lyrics

    by Dora Weithers38

  • Learn how to write great lyrics and take your songwriting to the next level in one short article.

    How to Write Great Lyrics

    How to Write Great Lyrics

    by Kyle McClure0

  • The House of the Rising Sun is a folk classic and its most famous version was released by The Animals. There are so many ways to play this song in different styles, but this way works nicely.

    House of the Rising Sun Chords and Guitar TAB

    House of the Rising Sun Chords and Guitar TAB

    by Lisa Marie Gabriel21

  • Once a pianist learns the chord progression for Heart and Soul, they will be able to accompany numerous other popular songs. One strong favorite is the Rodgers and Hart standard "Blue Moon." Even absolute beginners should be able to understand this detailed explanation.

    How to Play "Blue Moon" with Basic Chord Progressions

    How to Play "Blue Moon" with Basic Chord Progressions

    by Aficionada3

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