Double Bass Buying Guide

The bass has been a staple of popular music for decades. While most people today think of electric bass guitars, which feature prominently throughout many genres of music though they only appeared…

Reasons You Should Thank Your Music Teacher

From a young age, we’re often reminded to say “thank you” after someone has helped us. After all, a little appreciation goes a long way. For musicians and aspiring musicians, the people…

What are the Different Parts of a Tuba?

If you’re thinking about enrolling in marching band, selecting an instrument is part of that process. And learning a little bit more about the different instruments and how they’re made can help…

9 Apps for Musicians
Is It Time for an Instrument Upgrade?

If your child’s music studies concentrate on playing one specific instrument, such as the guitar or piano, the maintenance and costs associated with that instrument will make up the bulk of your…

An Interview with the Quebe Sisters

The Quebe Sisters are an American fiddle Western swing group from Dallas, Texas. The band consists of sisters Grace, Sophia and Hulda Quebe, and in this interview we sit down with them…

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