There’s a big trap that most newbie music arrangers fall into. Discover what that is, and the secret solution to great musical arrangements in this article.
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Most musicians approach improvisation the wrong way, relying on theory and scale patterns. Learn how to use your ears instead for better, easier improvisation.
Afro-Latin music is a broad term covering a wide range of musical styles. Explore the distinctive sounds of Cuba, Brazil and Peru with these explanations.
Keeping a practice log for your regular music practice is an excellent way to ensure you keep making progress and train your ears as part of your routine.
The Cuban Contradanza is an interesting and varied musical form using latin rhythms. Learn how to understand and recognise it when you hear one performed.
If you write songs, you’ve probably been faced with the troubling ‘blank page’ syndrome when choosing chords. Learn how to get unstuck and write better songs.
Did you know there is one four-chord progression used more than any other in pop and rock music? Find out what it is and how to use it to play songs by ear.
There are a huge number of songs which rely on just 3 chords. These songs are great for beginner musicians and are also the perfect tool to train your ears.
There are three chords used more than any other, in every genre and era of music. Find out what they are and how to recognise them by ear in this tutorial.