Don’t know your 4/4 from your 2/2? Start here! We take you through some basic time signatures, and show you how to listen for them.
Are you a classically-trained musician looking to improvise? Learn how to inject spontaneity into your music with melody, harmony, rhythm, and more.
Melody often gets all the attention in the world of improvisation, but rhythm is equally important! Learn about how to start improvising with rhythm.
The notes you don’t play are just as important as the ones you do! Learn how to use silence in your improvisation to add interest to your solos.
This week on Musical U: a unique guitarpicking style, swing rhythms, the art of forging your own path in music, and the useful practice of arranging music.
This podcast episode looks at the concept of meter, how it relates to beats and bars, and how to start recognizing it in music.
Musical U interviews Dr. Jeremy Dittus, founder of one of the leading schools in the United States that uses the hands-on Dalcroze method to teach music.
Grid notation is an easy, visual way to understand drum beats and create your own rhythms. Learn the basics of this notation with Groove Pizza!
Behind every star rapper is a producer creating unforgettable beats for their songs. Pro producer Tim Koi shares his tips for crafting your own beats!
Musician and music educator Steve Nixon talks rhythm, improvisation, and gives his own inspiring take on the great musical debate of hard work vs. talent.
Piano pro Ruth Power shows you how to deepen your musical understanding using the art of active listening.
Music duo O&O share an approach to songwriting that plays to your strengths, gets your creative juices flowing, and inspires collaboration!