Want to take your playing technique to the next level – and the level after that?
Read this article for tips to accelerate your muscle memory and improve your technique.
If you’ve been working on playing by ear – with or without solfa – you know by now that the tonic gives you most of the information you need to play and/or transcribe a melody without written music.
It tells you the key, the scale, the accidentals, the potential chord progressions and more.
And if you can pick out the subdominant (fa) and the dominant (sol) by ear then you can figure it out even faster.
No musical journey is the same. There are different turns and challenges that we all face along the way.
Musical U was fortunate to meet Diane Mozzone, a Musical U member who has the most fascinating musical story. Discover how her life experiences helped to form the whole picture that inspires a unique sense of musicality in this interview!
Let us ask: how do you feel about your singing voice?
Whether you consider yourself “a singer” or not, your answer probably isn’t “my singing voice is amazing and I am 100% comfortable with how it sounds at all times!”
We’re joined by Nikki Loney from Full Voice Music . Nikki is a professional singer and voice teacher. She has some fantastic insights from a breadth of experience teaching.
If you’ve ever felt unsure about your voice – maybe that’s even held you back from trying to learn to sing – or if you are a singer and you’re trying to tap in to “your sound” or “your true voice” – you’ll love this episode.
Though the diversity of music coming from Mexico is astounding, a unifying concept is the interactions present between band members – a synergy that gives the already vibrant music an even bigger punch.
Musical U had the chance to talk to the CNVS’s lead guitarist Isaac about their recent record, the music scene they hail from (and what makes it special), and of course, the driving force behind the group’s striking musical chemistry.
Wondering why you haven’t achieved musical success?
In this episode, we talk about your musical path and trajectory, encouraging you to think about your Big Picture Vision and how to get yourself there.
We’ve also included a free downloadable Big Picture Vision Worksheet. Unlock your musical goals today!
We’ve all heard musician friends talk in passing about being “musically burned out”.
How does this happen? And what can you do to prevent from it happening to you…
Have you unlocked the power of the clave?
In this lesson you’ll learn two meanings of the word “clave”, hear the instrument in action, and learn how to count out the ubiquitous rhythm that borrows its name from the instrument.
🎶Want to take your rhythm to the next level?
Complex rhythms are one of the most initially intimidating elements we come across when learning music.
There are several ways to simplify complex rhythms, and one of the most versatile ones is to reduce them into groups of 2’s and 3’s.
Read on to learn more.
Want to be as effective as possible in your musical life?
David Andrew Wiebe from Music Entrepreneur HQ discusses the importance of approaching your musical journey with a long-term mindset, and how this sets you up for success and growth.