Music and Learning: Benefits of Listening to Music

Music exists in all cultures. It can be termed a language which influences people of all age groups from all walks of life and it does a whole lot of good things to the well being of mankind. Music affects the whole brain for good, only loud and jarring music could be irritating. Otherwise all […]

Read the full article →

You’re Barred!! – An Introduction To Barre Chords

Whenever I’m teaching guitar to beginners, one of the first real stumbling blocks for most students seems to come when they first encounter barre chords. After learning the basic open chords and practicing changing fluently between them, as well as, perhaps, learning a few simple riffs or single note picking exercises, along come barre chords. […]

Read the full article →

4 Amazing Gift Ideas for the Music Lover in Your Life

Hunting for some ultimate gifting ideas for a music lover’s birthday? Not a problem. Right from gadgets to accessories to clothing and what not, there are literally tons and tons of exciting ideas when it comes to selecting a gift for the music enthusiasts in your life. What follows is a list of four interesting […]

Read the full article →

The Ups and Downs of Learning and Playing Music

As another year comes around to a close it’s time for a little reflection and to take stock in the highs and lows of my music. The past year has been a very tremulous time for me with some real ups and downs. On the up side I’ve had several new projects which I’ve been […]

Read the full article →

Piano Lessons: 3 Tips to Help You Find the Right Piano Teacher

Finding the ideal piano teacher can be a difficult process. The relationship between a piano instructor and student, like any other relationship, centers on how well the two personalities interact and understand each other. Sometimes people lose interest in learning piano because their instructor is not the right fit for them. However, those who are […]

Read the full article →

Crime Prevention Through Music Education

Is there a way to prevent crime through music? It may sound a bit too idealistic and even overly naive to most people. However, it may surprise you that established programs have shown that introducing music to the lives of underprivileged youth have turned many children towards achieving a goal, mastering a musical instrument, and […]

Read the full article →

How To Become A Top Instrumentalist

There are certain personality traits that you must have if you are going to make it as a top instrumentalist. The chance of making it big are slim nowadays, simply due to the market saturation and lack of desire for a pure instrumentalist. Obviously if you are in a band then you stand a decent […]

Read the full article →

Featured Music Resources

Learn Guitar Online with Videos: JamPlay Guitar