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Buying Your First Drum Set

Buying your first drum set can be a daunting project, especially if you have little to no experience with the instrument. In addition to reading product reviews, getting recommendations from drum teachers, and talking to drummers who have been playing for a while, it's a good idea to consider some of the following tips. You

2019-10-09T00:08:23-04:00

Guitar Basics

How To Hold A Guitar There are two ways to hold a guitar whether it is acoustic or electric.  If you're playing classical guitar, you should place the waist of the guitar on the left leg, just behind the knee, and wedge the guitar between the left and right leg.  You should also put your

2016-12-03T12:49:34-04:00

Private Music Lessons vs. Video Lessons

Should you teach yourself or take lessons with a music teacher? Youtube is full of videos of people teaching beginners how to play just about any musical instrument, from guitar to drums to oboe (I checked - they're there).  Ten years ago, these didn't exist because there wasn't a website like YouTube that would host

2016-12-03T12:49:34-04:00Tags: , |

8 Bars Short performing “One of These Days” by Gerry Bluhm

First in a series of videos from our 2013 recital One of the coolest parts of the recital this year was Bob's ensemble, "8 Bars Short" performing a composition written by Gerry Bluhm, longtime guitarist in the "Feed the Meter" ensemble.  Feed the Meter was an ensemble that Bob directed on Thursday nights for many

2013-07-11T13:19:39-04:00