With 88 keys and hundreds of internal strings, a standard piano produces a slew of unique sounds and tones. And mastering that complex system doesn’t only result in beautiful music — a new study says it can also help kids build up their language skills.
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.
Located in the Sacramento area (Galt, Lodi, Stockton, Elk Grove), Vet-Traxx Project Inc is dedicated to helping disabled veterans use music as an emotional outlet by providing them with a safe and professional recording environment
This morning I searched for articles about drumming from the heart and emotional healing through drumming. I’m presently working through healing old wounds of shame which have gripped my heart and stilted my functioning in the world for many years. I’m grateful I have the opportunity to dive in and do my best to face […]
The multicultural sources of KSA’ music demonstrate how his music connects peoples and cultures. Yoruba hourglass drums, Afro-Cuban conga drums, European guitars, keyboard and drums all represent vital elements of his soundscape.
Neuroscientist David Eagleman, a renaissance researcher The New Yorker calls “a man obsessed with time,” found this out in an experiment he conducted with various professional drummers at Brian Eno’s studio. It was Eno who theorized that drummers have a unique mental makeup, and it turns out “Eno was right: drummers do have different brains […]
“Through music you can show exactly who you are,” Rahhal said. “You can show what you can give, and what you are capable of. Music helps take away any suspicions people may have…”