Give it time. There are no shortcuts to learning to play a musical instrument. To attain a reasonable competence requires a certain amount of dedicated time and effort.
Garfunkel talks about the painful process of regaining his voice, and the future of Simon and Garfunkel
The 90-minute concert film features the entire Ritual de lo Habitual performance as well as other Jane’s Addiction cuts, all mixed in 5.1 surround sound. Ritual de lo Habitual Alive At 25 will be available in multiple formats, including Blu-ray, CD and vinyl.
Music also can have a calming effect. Certain songs can distract us while also decreasing our levels of stress hormones.
Musical training doesn’t just improve your ear for music — it helps your ear for speech. That’s the takeaway from an unusual new study published in The Journal of Neuroscience. Researchers found that kids who took music lessons for two years didn’t just get better at playing the trombone or violin; they found that […]
Dr Barry Bittman, a neurologist, and CEO of the Yamaha and Wellness Institute in Pensylvania, believes one of the great potential benefits of employing drums in therapy is that they are so easy use.
This article outlines various type of drum-based experiences: Drum Play, Traditional Drumming, Guided Interactive Drumming, Drum Circle, Musical Improvisation, Clinical Improvisation, and Technique-Oriented Play.
Ray Davies discusses his new ‘Americana’ LP, the Kinks’ Sixties “adrenaline period” and why starting a band with your brother is a bad idea.
Give criticism in private, people do not respond well to public humiliation. Talk about the specific action in question, making sure to criticize the performance not the performer.
“The past few months have been the most insane of my life,” says thirty-year studio and touring veteran Matt Chamberlain, who’s celebrating his fiftieth turn around the sun this April.