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Jazz Scales: The Augmented Scale

The Augmented Scale Last time, we talked about the blues scale and how it is often the first “jazz” scale […]

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Tips for Recording Live Music

While there are countless different methods to record live music, the principles of recording are universally similar. Recording live music […]

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Across the Universe Chords for Guitar

“Across The Universe” was released on The Beatles’ album “Let It Be” in 1970. This masterpiece finds The Beatles at […]

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Guitar Gear: A Beginner’s Guide

A musician is ever dependent on their gear. This is particularly true of guitarists, as the popularity of the instrument […]

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Piano Keys Chart for Beginner Piano Students

One of the best things about beginning to learn piano is that the keys are easily laid out for you. […]

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Elements of a Song

Even experienced songwriters and seasoned musicians listen to music without knowing exactly what is they’re listening to sometimes. Elements of […]

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Jazz Scales: The Blues Scale

The Blues Scale Every now and then, I’ll meet a fellow musician, or read an interview with a popular jazz […]

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Imagine Chords Guitar Tutorial

Few songs have the power to inspire hope and change within a person as much as John Lennon’s “Imagine.” This […]

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Testing Room Acoustics for Musicians

The impact and importance of room acoustics are rarely acknowledged by musicians. Everything about a room— the shape, the furniture, […]

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The Importance of Creativity in Piano Lessons

Creativity in piano lessons allows teaching to be flexible. I dedicate about half of the lesson to the individual needs […]

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