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 JH Audio — makers of custom in-ear monitor systems is offering a pair of custom in-ear monitors for a Facebook sweepstakes.  The JH16 (priced at $1,149) delivers detail and...
When one songs ends on a disc you're listening to, do you know which song comes next? Here’s an interesting story that appeared on the NPR website today that sites the part of your brain that...
We've hit the last piece of the Circle of 5ths, and probably the most confusing part: minor keys. So come on in and get the lowdown...So, we've done the pieces of the circle of 5ths that explain the...
I promised you guys a primer on the Circle of 5ths, so...away we gooooo....Probably one of the hardest things to get a grip on for young musicians is the key signatures and how many sharps and flats...
Articulation:  It more than just a way to talk good.If you have ever noticed that some people just play notes and musicians make their instruments sing; it is because they use their instrument...
Many years ago I had a wonderful opportunity as a touring clinician for Tacoma Guitars.   These solo gigs took me from New Zealand to Canada, to the UK and Ireland, and across the United States...
In my last blog, we looked at learning the I, IV, V and VI minor chords in the key of C. The truth about most pop, rock, and country music is it is built on only a few chords that we use constantly....
I was recently moving a few things around on my pedalboard to make room for a few new pedals so I can reproduce the sounds I need to have to play the songs from my new CD. As I was doing it I thought...
Being in a band can be one of the hardest things you do as a musician...which is why some musicians decide to become "hired guns" also known as "sidemen." One of those cats is Zoro, who has drummed...
Stop me if you have heard this before. More than once. IMHO, one of the keys to consistently doing cool stuff—no matter the field of endeavor—is to be open to the project you are working on...