Have you found yourself losing enthusiasm for music practice?😫
It might sound surprising, but whatever instrument you play, it’s possible that the musical role played by bassists actually gives them a unique insight into how to keep practice interesting and effective.
In this episode we share three big lessons from three of the world’s top bass educators. Enjoy!
👂🏽🎹How long should we spend on ear training for the best results?🎶
Ear training is fantastic for musicians. Not enough ear training won’t get much results and too much ear training can have diminishing returns.
Enjoy this free article and learn how to find the sweet spot for your ear training time.
🎶Who doesn’t love to get awesome tips for better practice?
In this special episode, the Musical U team shares the Musicality Now moments that had this biggest impact on their practice.
Enjoy this episode packed full of practical advice for practicing.
An important part of developing your musical skill lies greatly in the ability to improvise.
In fact, improvisation allows musicians to engage their feelings with rhythms, explore different ideas, and contribute their art to the world. We’ve gathered a list of famous quotes about musical improvisation.
Read on and find the inspiration you need to grow your musical improv skills.
Want to unlock the magical skill of playing guitar by ear?
You can train your ears to give you the skills needed to easily play songs by ear. Dive in to this free lesson for some starting points to playing guitar by ear.
“Hey dreamer! Do you think you’ll ever achieve that musical fantasy? Get real!”
Chances are if nobody else has ever said that to you, you’ve said to yourself. Over and over and over. But dreams are powerful. In this episode, you’ll learn how to achieve your true musical potential.
Go beyond living in someone else’s reality and become the creator of your own reality!
Dry mouth, cold and clammy hands, heart pounding in your chest, sweat dripping down your spine, and your mind racing with doubts and fear – many musicians have experienced stage fright.
But how do we overcome this fear?
It doesn’t go away with age, skill, or years of experience. In this free article you’ll learn 5 different ways you can practise to better manage and control your adrenaline and ultimately, enhance your stage presence.
Have you ever wanted to get out there and start performing?
Maybe solo at an open mic night, maybe getting involved in the local blues jam, maybe starting or joining a band – or even going out and getting paying gigs as a live performer. We were pleased to speak with our friend Brent Vaartstra from the Learn Jazz Standards podcast and Passive Income Musician. Brent shares some really valuable insights and actionable tips.
Learn how to go from practicing by yourself at home to confidently sharing your music with the world.
w/Learn Jazz Standards.com
Would you love to write great melodies?🎶
Analyzing your favourite melodies is a great way to learn how music works. Learn how to transcribe like a pro in this free lesson.
😩Does your music practice feel like nothing but hard work and frustration?
You can enjoy the process of learning music. You should, in fact! Believing that enjoyment and achievement are mutually exclusive is holding you back from your true musical potential.
Learn more in this enlightening episode.