Parent's Instrument Rental Guide
Playing Music Makes You Smarter

Playing an Instrument Can Make You Happy and….Smarter Music can make us happy, help us to enjoy movement and dance, it invigorates, is a reminder of special memories and helps us to…

Ukulele Buyer’s Guide

Buying Your First Ukulele So you’ve decided to buy a ukulele… well, you’re in for a treat. Sure, it may appear small in size, but the ukulele is actually a very versatile stringed…

Guitar FX Pedal Buyers Guide - The Vault at Music & Arts
Guitar Pedal Buyer’s Guide

Guitar Effects Pedals: What You Need to Know Essentials of Effects When you first start out playing electric guitar, it goes without saying that it all begins with a guitar and an amplifier.…

Electric Guitar Buyer's Guide
Electric Guitar Buyer’s Guide

Buying Your First Electric Guitar Choosing the Right Electric Guitar Model Whether you’re buying for yourself or for a loved one, purchasing a new electric guitar is an exciting experience. From the…

Electric Bass Guitar Buyer's Guide
Bass Guitar Buyer’s Guide

Buying Your First Bass Guitar No matter what type of music you play, your role as a bass guitarist will be an important one, which is why you need to be sure…

Amplifier Buyer’s Guide

An Ample Guide to Amplifiers  Welcome to Electric Avenue If you’re reading this guide, then it’s a safe bet you’ve purchased (or are considering) your first electric instrument. Either that or you’re…

Acoustic Guitar Buyer's Guide
Acoustic Guitar Buyer’s Guide

 Buying Your First Acoustic Guitar  Guitar Parts 101 Before we get started, let’s take a look at the various parts of the acoustic guitar. For those who have family members and friends…

Artist Interview: Jerry Goldenson

Artist Interview: Jerry Goldenson (Vice President of Sales, Pearl) Jerry Goldenson is Pearl’s Vice President of Sales and he leads Pearl’s award winning Sales and Customer Service teams. Jerry’s playing career began…

Artist Interview: Raymond Massey

Artist Interview: Raymond Massey (Director of Research & Development, Pearl) Raymond Massey is a 22 year veteran at Pearl and is the Director of Research & Development. Raymond toured professionally with Tanya Tucker…

Artista Entrevista: Gabriel The Gun (El Revolver)
Artista Entrevista: Gabriel The Gun (El Revolver)

Gabriel The Gun (El Revolver) (No Doubt) Gabriel The Gun (El Revolver), músico y miembro del conjunto ganador del premio Grammy No Doubt, con el que tocó hasta 1992 es un trompetista Cubano-Americano, percusionista…

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