The President-Elect of the Gordon Institute for Music Learning joins us to discuss Music Learning Theory and how it helps cultivate musicality.
Learn about the practice of active listening, and the benefits it holds for your repertoire, music appreciation, ear training, and songwriting.
Musical U interviews music producer Marti Amado on her long, rewarding career, her diverse body of work, and her advice for budding producers.
Blues harmonica expert Fredrik Hertzberg discusses ear training as the key to unlocking your musicality and creating your own sound on the harmonica.
The Musical U team discusses the value of active listening – listening to others’ music, to your musical collaborators, and of course, to yourself.
88 Piano Keys’ Leila Viss discusses how to explore creativity in music, and the value of “stealing” ideas you love and applying them to your practice.
Get a sneak peek at Mexican rock band CNVS’s upcoming release Gran Copiloto, and discover the musicianship and chemistry that make it such a special album.
Collectively learning to play by ear sounds daunting, but it shouldn’t! Learn Steve Giddings’ engaging approach to mastering this skill in a group setting.
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.
Spanning a half-century of musical mayhem, rock genres range from Surf to Heavy Metal to Punk, Grunge and beyond. Find out what makes rock, well, rock.
Father John Misty’s “When You’re Smiling and Astride Me” shape shifts into new musical territory guided by the voice and guitar of Kendra McKinley.
Clapping in time? Easy right? Well, if it’s not easy for you – you’re not alone! The good news is that clapping in time is learnable, valuable, and fun!