Bending is one of the most expressive techniques on the guitar. Bends can truly make solos soar ... or crash and burn. Hitting the right pitch every time can be a bit tricky, so here's a guide to hit that sweet spot every time.
Improve your guitar practice routine with these eight tips on playing guitar with small hands. Includes alternative guitar technique ideas and original video examples.
When it comes to difference and difficulty how do you compare bass vs guitar? This article can help you decide which is a better choice for you.
After a few years of lessons, it can be tough to motivate students who get "stuck" crossing into intermediate level music. Let's Fix That!
Just discover '80s metal and want to shred the fretboard like they did? Check out this guide to get your shredding chops in order!
Done properly, mouthpiece buzzing can greatly improve your range and sound on the trumpet while helping you discover a more efficient technique. In this article, I will include some buzzing exercises and talk about the potential benefits and also the potential hazards of mouthpiece buzzing.
Although the trombone doesn't have any valves like other instruments it can still play a full chromatic scale. The trombone is a fantastic instrument which is at home in many different ensembles. In this article I will show you the slide positions on the trombone and how it works.
Learn 5 steps to help you teach yourself to play guitar, no lessons required. It isn’t easy, but with a little hard work you can do it!
Here you will find a collection of free play-alongs for trumpet. I hope you enjoy playing these trumpet solos and keep checking back for more.
A review of the music in the piano solo collection "At The Movies," Book 1, published by Alfred and arranged by Dan Coates.
You’re never too old to learn to play guitar! Here are 10 reasons why your 30s, 40s, 50s and beyond are the perfect time to pick up the instrument.
How can some pianists play so fast and flawless? Strong and flexible fingers, just like a strong and flexible body, provide the strength necessary for speed. Here's how you can build stronger fingers
Do you need to learn how to read music if you want to play the guitar? Maybe! Find out whether it is the right choice for you.
Discover the best way to learn to guitar, with a focus on scales, chords and songs, as well as music theory. If you want to learn guitar there is nothing stopping you. Here are some top options to get you started!
Although the trumpet only has three valves, it can still play a fully chromatic scale. It's an incredibly versatile instrument, but it's not always easy to play. This article explores how to place your fingers on the trumpet so that you can make the most out of this instrument.