Learning Guitar: Understanding Minor and 7th Chords
What are minor and 7th chords anyway? TakeLessons teacher Brian T. breaks down the music theory behind building these chords...
Learning guitar chords is one of the early challenges of learning the guitar. Very often a new student will find themselves presented with a host of fingering patterns that make little sense. "Why this set of frets and not that one?" the student wonders "Why, when I move my E major down a string does it become A minor?" With just a bit of music theory and a willi
6 Definite Signs That You Were Born to Sing
Do you love to sing? Check out this list below by St. Augustine, FL voice teacher Heather L. and find out if you were meant for a lifetime of music -- or perhaps even a singing career...
Sometimes, you think you may want to try. Sometimes, you're not really sure. And sometimes, you just know that you were born to sing. Now, while Justin Timberlake (according to Mama Timberlake) may have been singing harmony to commercial jingles when he was two years old, the signs are not always th
Japanese Vocabulary: 18 Words to Describe Your Family
Learning how to talk about your family in Japanese is an essential part of expanding your vocabulary and improving your conversational skills.
When it comes to family, the Japanese language is more precise than English because it accounts for relative age. There are also alternate terms to address a member of another person's family, versus your own.
Are you ready to continue learning how to speak Japanese with these necessary vocabulary words for family? If so, you've come to the right pl
How to Improve Sight Reading Skills on the Piano
If you really want to advance your piano playing, mastering the art of sight reading can take you far. But if you're struggling, don't worry. Although some people have a more natural ability to pick up a piece of music and play it sight unseen, the good news is that sight reading is a skill you can improve upon with practice--and even teach yourself from scratch.
In fact, there are basic things you can do every day that will improve your dexterity and translate to your piano skills. Try t
Easy Guitar Songs You Can Play Today - All Genres
Learning how to play the guitar is more than just learning notes, chords, and theory. The best way to master this instrument is by learning through playing full songs.
To help you master the guitar, we've put together this collection of easy guitar song tutorials. Each of these songs will help you learn and refine your musical skills.
In our easy guitar songs, you're sure to find a few songs that you love to play. Practice every day, work with your guitar lessons teacher, and mos