How Much Do You Know About How Your Voice Works?
Here on the TakeLessons Blog, we talk a lot about singing tips and tricks for making your voice shine. And as you're learning how to sing -- especially if you're working with a voice teacher -- you've probably already learned how things like posture and breathing can affect your voice.
But how much do you actually know about how your instrument works? Understanding how your voice works is a big key to singing well, yet many vocalists never take the time to study it.
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7 of the Best Bass Guitar Songs
Dreaming of playing the bass? Get inspired with this list of the best bass guitar songs, as chosen by Jamaica Plain, MA teacher Christopher S...
This article is written for all those bass players out there who are looking for their staple bass lines in the musical world. I am a guitarist, however, I began my musical journey on the deep grounding sounds of the bass. I played the bass in numerous bands throughout high school and college and it has always been an instrument that has resonated wi
Video: How to Not Sing Flat | Singing Tips
Singing on pitch take practice -- and if you're struggling with singing flat or singing sharp, you're not alone! Even some famous singers have trouble hitting the notes perfectly at all times.
Fortunately, there are some great ear training exercises you can do to get better at recognizing when you're off. Then, use the right vocal techniques to correct yourself.
In this video, singing teacher Arlys A. demonstrates how to recognize if you're singing flat, and how to not sing flat once you n
10 Inspiring Quotes from Famous Guitarists
They are great and successful. They have been called geniuses, and their music still inspires hundreds of young musicians today. They prove that becoming a legendary musician takes determination, passion, and drive, along with sheer talent.
Their contribution to music can't be counted, and today we share their words with musicians who dream of greatness, and try to reveal the secrets of these wonderful people's success and charisma.
So, catch your muse, play a guitar and may inspiration
11 Annoying Things People Say to Female Guitarists
Female guitarists rock just as hard, if not harder than some men, yet the things people say to us sound like they're straight from the 1950s!
Ladies, women, and girls, here are 11 of the most annoying things I've heard in my years of playing guitar. Maybe a few will sound familiar to you too?
1. Is that for your boyfriend?
Why do some people find it so unbelievable that you're carrying your own gear or shopping at Guitar Center for yourself?
2. You're pretty good for a girl.