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Jazz Improvisation with Creative Essential Elements

by John Kuzmich, Jr., Ph.D. Computers, tablets, smartphones, DVDs. CDs are all great learning tools.  Let’s look at how our students can maximize learning and fun in their jazz playing experience.  Perhaps…

Brass Instruments

When Is It Time to Upgrade Your Brass Instrument?

To the non-musician eye, there’s no difference between a student trumpet and a professional one. But there’s a universe of difference between brass instruments designed to introduce students to music and those…

Celebrating the Music of Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras is one of the world’s most fun and fascinating parties, and the celebration wouldn’t be possible without music. This is an event so intimately connected with music that the mere…

Uncommon Musical Instruments

Did you know July 31st is Uncommon Musical Instrument Awareness Day?! For thousands of years humans have pushed the limits, constantly innovating new and unusual ways to make music. Now it’s your…

Common Summer Maintenance Tips for Your Instrument

As a musician, one of the most important lessons that you must learn is that proper care and maintenance of your instrument will help you maintain consistent sound quality and save money…

Daily Live Streams for Musicians

UPDATE: 5/21/2020 A huge “Thank You” to you all for tuning in with us week after week. We have currently paused Live Stream updates for now. For a list of past streams,…

The Importance of Music Theory

How Beginners Can Learn to Read Sheet Music Effectively

Are you an aspiring pianist? Do you dream of finding perfect guitar riff? Maybe all you ever wanted was a chance to  join an orchestra. Unfortunately, the ability of reading sheet music…

Renting vs Buying an Instrument: A Parent’s Guide

Part of the challenge of getting your child started in band, orchestra, or private lessons for the first time (besides deciding on an instrument!) is deciding whether you should rent or buy…