Express Yourself Through World Music

You have heard that less than familiar sound, it’s not a guitar, piano or violin, but you like it. Find out what instrument it is and buy it. Then play around with it and explore the sounds and rhythms you can create, have fun with it.

Recreate and experience the world sounds

Listening to your music collection or at a friend or on the radio, try and reproduce those sounds and rhythms and melodies with your ethnic instrument, play along, then go further and improvise, add your style and character to the song, then make your own song. Continue Reading

Buyer’s Guide in Finding Alto Saxophone for Sale

Every saxophone player must have acquainted with alto saxophone in the early period of their musical journey. If you are a student, chances are you are directed to start with alto saxophone before taking the other sax types. This is because it is light to carry and the instrument is the easiest to control compared to the other saxophone members. No wonder beginners often try to get alto saxophone for their first instrument. Here is a buyer’s guide to help you get the best deal from alto saxophone for sale. Continue Reading

How To Shop For Cheap Bass Guitars

If you are just venturing into the world of music and your instrument of choice is a bass guitar you will probably want to look at a selection of cheap bass guitars for sale. However, you do not want to base your decision on price alone when it comes to buying any instrument. Cheap bass guitars invariably sound fairly hollow and they are often flimsy and will break if they get too much rigorous treatment. Continue Reading

How To Read Music From Nothing But Chord Symbols

If you’re interested in playing the piano, you may be interested in learning how you can learn to read music with nothing by the chord symbols to guide you. In many types of jazz and other styles of music today, there are chord symbols that are used to show the changes and progressions in the chords. While you will not find these same notations in classical music, often the chord symbols that are used in modern music will actually make it easier for you to read, acting as shorthand for the music that is so full of change. So, let’s take a look at how you can actually read music from just the chord symbols. Continue Reading