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Jazz Scales: The Bebop Scale

I’ve practiced many hours in my life. Absolutely no doubt I’ve passed the popularly theorized (although subsequently debunked, sort of) […]

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Piano Styles

Music as we know it simply wouldn’t be the same if it wasn’t for the piano. There’s no other organic […]

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A Quick Guide To Playing Indie Guitar

The term “indie” is now used to describe many genres of DIY music including pop, alternative, country, electronic, and rap. […]

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How Does a Piano Work?

Music hasn’t been the same since the piano’s invention all the way back in 1700. The piano, which was first […]

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Circle of Fifths

Some people like to think of music as being colors, shapes, or tastes. Personally, I prefer to think of it […]

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Famous Violinists That Inspire Through History

Who is your favorite famous violinist? That’s a good question. There are a number of wonderful violinists today to whom […]

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5 Guitar Classics to Learn Today

Music made using electric, acoustic, and classical guitars has influenced popular culture in vast and profound ways. The world’s cultural […]

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Warner Bros. and Classical Music: The Anti-Fantasia Movement

In 1943, while the classical music and animation communities were still buzzing about Walt Disney’s Fantasia, Warner Bros. decided to […]

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Classical Music in Cartoons: Disney’s Fantasia

On November 13, 1940, influential film critics and Hollywood notables gathered in New York’s Broadway Theatre for the premiere of […]

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Introduction to Hand Drums: Goblet-Shaped Drums

In our previous installment, we looked at my personal favorite group of hand drums, the frame drums. Now we will […]

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