Monday, October 23, 2017

Vocal Artistry

A vocal artist is different than a singer. Singers reproduce notes and words. Vocal Artists are able to connect heart to voice and find...

In Her Own Words: Sara Bohannon

Music can inspire anyone to want to play an instrument, but not everyone chooses to act upon the inspiration, or to create their own...

Songwriting: A Two Part Equation

On tour with Peter Frampton in 2003, we went to the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. There, his works were displayed in chronological order,...

Five Tips for Writing Hit Hooks

Ever wondered what it is about a hook that makes it a hit? Why do some songs seem to stick with you long after...

Gear Talk: The Gear Community and Social Media

Welcome to 2017! We live in a world filled with more and more gateways to more information and increasingly less time to navigate them....

Eastwood Guitars’ Unique Distribution

The traditional way of guitar distribution has been that the manufacturer first designs and then makes the instruments, sells them to music retailers,...

Tech Profile: A New World

Guitar enthusiasts love new gear. It's all about the sound and the thrill of building out the perfect pedalboard that lets you freely express...

The Fretboard Less Traveled: The Harmonized Blues Scale

The blues scale is a favorite tool for single note improv soloing. When it’s harmonized, it takes on a horn section type sound that...

The Language of Music: Chord Personalities

Practical Music Theory for Modern Musicians Before we get started here, I want you to scratch out the word "Theory" in the title above –...