Learning to play any keyboard requires patience, practice, and a little knowledge of music theory basics. Here you will find free practice sheets with annotations and figured bass to help you learn the inversions in all major black and white keys. Also, alternative spellings for flat and sharp keys.
The French Horn makes a hugely expressive sound and can play over a wide range. It's huge tone has the ability to blend, yet also sound heroic. In this article we will look at how the French Horn works, it's fingerings, and the different types of French Horn.
Here you will find a collection of free play-alongs for tenor saxophone. I hope you enjoy playing these saxophone solos and keep checking back for more.
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.
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.
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!
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.
If you've played electric guitar all your life, acoustic can feel like an entirely different instrument at times. It takes a little nuance to get the acoustic sounding stellar, so here's some tips for playing better acoustic guitar.
Want to have better guitar tone without spending any money on expensive equipment? Try out these three techniques to make your guitar sound clearer, richer, and alive. No equipment required.
Musical improvisation can be both rewarding and intimidating for even the most experienced players. For the beginner, it can seem near impossible to form music out of scales and chords. Here are five tips to keep your ideas fresh.
20 practical ways to improve your keyboard playing skills, if you’re struggling with mastering the electronic music keyboard.
Learn the difference between guitar and piano so you can choose the best instrument for you. Discover the pros and cons of each, including which is harder and whether you can learn both at the same time.
So, you’ve decided that you want to learn how to play the drums. Drums are probably one of the most complex and difficult instruments out there. However, if you are motivated, you can succeed. Here are a few tips for beginner drummers that will help you get started.
Do you know that feeling when you know you should be practicing, but you feel like you just can't? Or you think all your efforts aren't making a difference? Read on for some helpful tips and advice.
Mastered the basics and want to move on to some more challenging chords? Here's just the songs you need to help you get the hang of them.
There are different ways to go about learning a musical instrument. These are the pros and cons of each method.