Taylor Hawkins with Norm back in 2014 at Norman’s Rare Guitars

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Themed Kids’ Parties: Event Organizers Can Help Encourage Your Child’s Performance Skills

What do the world’s most successful pop stars have in common? Before breaking records, most famous artists started out as Mouseketeers for the Mickey Mouse Club. For people who are not aware of their early start, their success may seem meteoric. For those who have seen them as they were starting out, their success came as a result of their hard work as well as the support of their parents.

What’s It All About, Alfie?

Dionne Warwick sings What’s it all about, Alfie? The song asks:”What’s it all about, Alfie? Is it just for the moment we live? What’s it all about when you sort it out, Alfie?” The music has a great melody but the words also resonate if you happen to feel you have lost your way. You thought you knew what life was about – finding security, having fun, being comfortable. But now you are not so sure. The whole thing – existence and reality – is no longer as you thought. You get that empty feeling even when you have what you thought you wanted.

How to Choose the Right Music Pieces for Your Exam, Audition or Competition

Music selection for an exam/audition is one of the most important things you can do. If you choose easy pieces you might be accused of “playing it safe”. Choose harder ones and you might be criticised for overextending yourself or being overambitious.

The Pleasant Flow of Melody

Music is known to possess therapeutic qualities. It is also a clear reflection of the artist’s soul and must, therefore, be shared with the world for it to appreciate the effort that you have put into its creation.

The Story Behind Bruce Springsteen’s Album “Nebraska”

Bruce Springsteen’s “Nebraska” was one of the most stark records ever released. But it didn’t begin that way. It was almost a “Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band” album. Find out why that didn’t happen.

Learn To Play Like A Pro With Guitar Classes Online

Are you interested in learning to play the guitar? Well, you have come to the right place. I would like to share with you my experience with guitar classes online. They are really fantastic for both beginners and non-beginners alike. I really enjoyed mine and so I really would like to encourage you to sign up for those. However, for the benefit of those who are just starting out, I will be touching more on online guitar lessons for beginners.

A More Fun Than I Deserve Trip to a Bruce Springsteen Concert

A road trip to a Bruce Springsteen concert. I could stop right there and leave the rest to your imagination. But I’d rather describe to you the 360-mile trek a father and daughter made from Spokane, Washington to Portland, Oregon, leaving custom-made decals stuck to landmarks on the way to an unforgettable performance by the Boss and the E-Street Band at the Rose Garden. Read on, my friend.

The Story Behind Bruce Springsteen’s Song “Nebraska”

When Bruce Springsteen’s faith in music began to fail he wrote “Nebraska”, the album and the song. There was a gruesome story behind the title song, however. Find out what moved the Boss to create this grim song.

Where Can You Learn To Play Violin?

Many people have asked us over the years what is the best way to learn to play violin. The truth is that everyone is different and the best way for one person may not be the best for another. We have examined three options that we feel are the best and weighed the pros and cons of each to help you make a decision.

Tips for Dealing With Music Performance Nerves – Part 2

In the last article, we dealt with how to behave before the performance. In part 2 now, we’ll go through some more tips plus what to do once you go out to perform.

It’s 2013: What Music Resolutions Have You Made?

A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog post call ‘Why Smart Work Is Overrated In Music’ explaining that looking for shortcuts won’t always help you reach your goal faster. I got criticised by some readers for being ‘negative’, when in fact, I was purely being realistic about what it takes to do well in learning an instrument. What I wrote is actually nothing new, but I felt the need to ‘speak out’ after observing over the course of this year, a rise in the ‘instant’ culture where everything we want must be had NOW.

Advanced Musical Composition for Beginners

I “doodled around” on piano in college. I had great ambition, but my work came off as repetitive and peculiar. Here I explicate the birth of a theory in lieu of practical applications.

Mixtape Review: Snoop Dogg’s ‘That’s My Work’

Snoop Dogg and his camp are back with a new mixtape. They clearly have access to the best producers, with many of the mixtape beats club-worthy hits in their own right. However, with so much of the mixtape dominated by his clique, if this mixtape was a 64′ Impala, the ‘Doggfather of rap’ seems to have taken more to the back seat.

Broadcasting Equipment 101

Broadcasting equipment is used by television and radio stations to send and receive frequencies for audio and visual purposes. There is such a large array of broadcasting equipment available on the market that it can be hard to know what products to choose.

Which Is the Best Wireless Music Speaker System?

Searching the internet for wireless speaker systems is difficult if you don’t know what you are looking for and what the costs are. This short article gives you a brief overview of what you should consider and will suggest sources for a more in depth look at what’s on offer.

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