cadences

Cadences

To someone listening without a background in theory, music can often sound like a series of disjointed occurrences that have […]

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Piano Tutorial For Complete Beginners

There are few instruments friendlier to complete beginners than the piano. On most other instruments, it takes new students weeks […]

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booking a gig

How To Book Your First Gig

There’s something incredibly meaningful and possibly even sacred about seeing good music performed live. An experienced band or artist unabashedly […]

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finger exercises for guitarists

Finger Exercises For Guitarists

Things like finger strength, dexterity and flexibility can make or break a developing guitarist. Even seasoned guitarists need to keep […]

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bebop scale

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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Motivating Students

To me, music is the absolute best thing in the world. I’ve been a music educator for over a decade […]

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avicii

Wake Me Up Chords for Beginner Guitar (Avicii)

Easy Guitar Chords Arranged for Beginners   Tim Bergling is a Swedish DJ and electronic music producer. You may recognize […]

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chord substitution

Chord Substitution

If you’re a songwriter, you might find yourself getting stuck in the frustrating routine of writing the same boring chord […]

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LCD Soundsystem

Four Chord Songs

If you’re not super familiar with music, you’d probably be shocked to learn how simple most impactful popular songs are. […]

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jazz guitar

Jazz Scales: The Pentatonic Scale

Pentatonic Scale The pentatonic scale gets a bad rap sometimes. Maybe because it’s simple; far from the most complex scale. […]

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