A review of the music in the piano solo collection "At The Movies," Book 1, published by Alfred and arranged by Dan Coates.
Learn to tune your guitar by ear in a few simple steps. It’s easy, and it can even help you become a better guitar player.
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.
Get some advice on how to buy the best electric guitar for a beginner and learn what features to look for in your first instrument.
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!
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.
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.
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!
Discover a few easy shortcuts to help you quickly learn the notes of the guitar fretboard. You can't master the guitar unless you know where to find all the notes!
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.
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!
The Martin D-18 has always been one of the world's most desired acoustic steel string guitars. It is somewhat expensive, so not everyone can afford a D-18, here, here are five alternative guitars.
Just discover '80s metal and want to shred the fretboard like they did? Check out this guide to get your shredding chops in order!
Rhythm is the backbone of all music, yet it tends to get overshadowed by soloing on the guitar. Want to break out of power chord prison and start playing exotic rhythms? Here are three tips to spice things up.
What's the best method for learning a new piece of piano music? Find out what you should and shouldn't do to get that new piano piece under your belt as quickly as possible.