Numbers As Intervals In Music

A lot of times, when referring to an interval, people will refer to it as a Number instead of the actual note. The example is that A B C# D E F# can be written as 1 2 3 4 5 6. This is effective because it easily allows you to change keys and transpose. […]

Being Told No

When someone tells you that you can’t do something then look them in the face and prove them wrong. Lance Armstrong overcame cancer, Michael Jordan overcame being cut from his High School Basketball team. Michael Phelps achieved every Gold Medal in the Olympic in 2008. But let’s take it further into every day living. Don’t […]

Note Durations Explained

This is similar to my How to Read Music tutorial. I get a lot of questions regarding note durations. The idea is that the flag is what tells you how long you should play a note. In addition, the note head also dictates the duration. Watch the video above, and you’ll be good to go!

What's My Secret

When you’re in a band, it’s important to treat it like anything you do and are passionate about. The secret to being successful is doing it every single day, and have fun with it, and be creative. It took me a year to become successful as a music instructor. And I’m still learning new things […]

Thinkgeek The Musical Act 1 Scene 2

So I was on Thinkgeek the other day to buy a key/screwdriver/bottle opener thing and was having a blast looking through the site when all of a sudden – the PAYPAL button didn’t work :( Oh Noes! They joked with me that the only way to make it work was to write a song. But […]

Whuffaoke!

Whuffaoke was bring Karaoke music TO THE STREETS! And I just don’t mean in New York City, but the entire USA. I joined Tony Bacigalupo, Alex Hillman, Tara Hunt and more on their adventure of the mobile karaoke machine during their NYC date! This is awesome on so many levels. People from all over coming […]

Stay Connected

The great thing about Social Media is that you not only get to connect to your audience… but that you STAY connected with your audience. I’ve been studying social media a lot lately, and the different things people do with their audience and growing themselves as a brand. Today I ordered the mStand from Rain […]