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  • Why You Should Be Learning a Second Instrument by admin December 10,2017 in How-To Comments: 0 Learning your first instrument can sometimes feel impossible. Why on earth would you want to learn a second? I’m going to use this article to convince you that learning a second instrument is not only a great use of your time, but it may be better than spending time with your first instrument! Considering the […] Details
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    5 Easy-to-Learn Guitar Riffs to Impress Your Friends by admin November 20,2017 in Guitar Tips Tags: , Comments: 0 When you’re first starting out learning how to play the guitar, it can be quite frustrating to stay motivated. It’s practicing the same chords, the same strumming and fingerpicking patterns, the same scales and songs over and over. It’s also pretty hard to impress your friends or girls with your noob skills, so ultimately you […] Details
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    Breaking Down the Blues Scale for Saxophone by admin October 20,2017 in How-To Comments: 0 The blues and the saxophone go hand-in-hand, but mastering the techniques of the blues scale can take practise and patience. The blues scale is an excellent tool for improvisation and is a great stepping stone to creating your own compositions. It also enables you to play with other musicians without the need to be following […] Details
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    5 Ways You Improve by Playing with Other People by admin July 20,2017 in Guitar Tips Tags: Comments: 0 Playing an instrument is tons of fun and every one of us loves our instruments and we enjoy playing them. Whether we practice or just jam and improvise it is always a fun thing to do. What’s more important, while we have fun with our instruments, we also improve our skills, which is a very […] Details
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    How to Mic a Drum Set for Live Performance by admin July 20,2017 in How-To Comments: 0 The drum set—or drum kit—is one of the most difficult instruments to mic up for a live performance. The principal reason for this difficulty is that a drum set is a multi-faceted piece of equipment, with each piece delivering its own distinctive sound.  As such, it is crucial you use the correct microphone for every […] Details

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  • Essential Jazz Guitar Scales that are Easy to Learn Improvising in jazz requires the ability to play in different keys over different chords. Results certainly do not come overnight, but with diligent practice, you would be surprised by what you can achieve. Many people ask me about what scales I use as if they were some big secret. While knowing your scales is very […]
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