Students can get caught up in the physical part of playing an instrument and go about it mathematically and not musically. It is possible to learn a scale pattern or chord shape and memorize the fingering and still be able to play it correctly even if your ears are covered up. This is how a ro
How Pawn Shops Work
If you have never dealt with a pawn shop before, you may be unaware of how a pawn shop works. You may even be making incorrect assumptions about pawn shops because the way the media perceives them is often in a dark light. The truth of the matter is that pawn shops are far from the scary. One way to describe a pawn shop is to refer to it as a permanent location for an ongoing garage sale. However, pawn shops are particularly unique because they also provide collateral loans. If you are confused, read on to learn about the different things you should know before visiting your local pawn shop Collateral Loans The thing that pawn shops are known most for is the fact that they offer quick cash in the form…
Can You Identify These Guitars by Their Headstocks?
Here's a quiz from our friends over at Reverb.com.Can you correctly identify these 12 guitars from just their headstocks? The logos and model names have been removed to make things a bit trickier. Certainly that won't slow down all the experts who comment on our Facebook posts. Or will it?Good luck!
Single-coil or Humbucker: How to Choose the Right Pickup
A pickup is a magnet that picks up the guitar string’s vibrations. Guitars can have combinations of single or humbucker pickups. Learn more about pickups.
Top 10 Tips to Boost Your Practice Session
Many guitar players often struggle to find time—or simply feel the need to be inspired in order to practice their instrument. Sure, there are days when we are all inspired to pick up our guitars and play. But what about the other days? Top 10 Ways to Boost Your Practice Session:
Preowned Soloist Cello
Serial number 007! From 2002! In immaculate condition - well loved, played, and cared for over the years by the owner who was ready to upgrade. We just finished refurbishing this Soloist cello, dressing the fingerboard and fitting new pegs; adjusting the bridge and post; plus some TLC and new strings, of course. Your chance to get a great sounding cello, for a fraction of what it would cost new, even less than the cost of a new Virtuoso. Rich, resonant tone - resonates widely not just "loud," from all parts of the cello (definition of played in) Dense, slightly
The Top 17 Ways Learning a Musical Instrument Gives You The Edge
Why are those who are good playing an instrument also good at other things? What are the benefits of playing a musical instrument that give them the edge?
Shires Q Series B Flat Trumpet (TRQ10S)
RRP Product Description Using the resources of S.E. Shires' parent company, the Eastman Music Company, we have been able to develop a more affordable class of professional brass instrument: the Q Series. These instruments represent the philosophy of Eastman Music Company, to produce the finest musical instruments at every price point. Q Series are entry level professional instruments that have many of the same features as their custom counterparts. When you purchase a Q Series instrument you join the S. E. Shires family, a family which includes some of the finest professional musicians in the world Bore: .459 inch Q10 Bell: 4 13⁄16 inch, one piece, hand-hammered “Q” (centered) taper in yellow brass with round brass…
Music Industry Tips: "Help! I'm Losing My Voice!"
Respected vocal coach Roger Burnley has plenty of first-hand experience with voice maladies and he’s got essential advice for you on how to meet these