Inversions Explained!

Inversions in music are the idea of ‘flipping’ two notes around. So in stead of the intervals from C to G (which is 5 notes away – C D E F G) you simply invert that creating an interval from G to C (which is 4 notes away G A B C) Inversions follow the […]

Note Tonalities In Keys!

In a C Major Scale you have the notes C D E F G A B C. In this video I explain the use of notes in reference to the Key Signature they are in. So for example the note ‘C’ can be the 2nd note in the key of Bb, the 1st note in […]

Tumblr Icon Vs. Twitter Icon

I’ve been updating my website with new favicons – as you may notice above the search bar to the right. Well, I just noticed that the Tumblr favicon is similar to the Twitter Icon: Sure – they both start with ‘T’s’, and use blue, but its a slight problem when it comes to Brand Identity.For […]

Light Strings Or Heavy Strings?

Should I use light guitar strings? I get asked this question often. Heavier gauges give you more tone, and is better for metal, etc. Light strings allow you to play faster and is better for guitar soloing, etc. So the best thing to do is to try all different strings. I recommend Ernie Ball Strings […]

More Triplets (1 Of 2)

Triplets are the concept of fitting “3 notes in the space of two”. So in a measure of 4/4, we all know that quarter notes get the beat. As a result, there would be 2 eighth notes for every beat. But now if I fit 3 eighth notes in a beat rather than 2, I […]

5,000th Youtube Subscriber!

Thank you guys so much for all your support. 5,000 is alot of people – but there are A LOT more musicians out there that need my help. So I can’t stop now. Pay it forward :) Thanks for an amazing year. You mean so much to me, and I hope you’ve learned alot from […]

Music Distribution Sites And More

CD Baby: The #1 online music distributor. Costs $35 to set up, and they keep only $4 per CD you sell. So you set the price of your work, set it up, and market it. CD Baby does the rest. I can personally say that CD Baby is a fantastic service – one that I […]

Social Media For Social Change

Wanna join 200 to 300 guests, Sponsors, smart, and wonderful people together for a night of fundraising, network, entertainment and other fun?! Well, then join us at the Roger Smith Hotel at 7pm sharp and watch me perform at Social Media for Social Change (AKA SM4SC) !!! I join Marissa Lerer on April 3, 2009 […]

Free Music You Never Heard

Last Fm. Based on what you listen to, Last.fm recommends you new music. Think of it as a brain that listens to what you listen to and tells you what you’re missing out on! Its obvious your friends are a lot like you. You all dress the same, talk the same, and listen to the […]