Tag: metronome

  • Tips for Playing the Guitar Without Looking at the Fretboard

    Tips for Playing the Guitar Without Looking at the Fretboard

    Looking to build confidence and muscle memory when playing the guitar? Look no further! These practice tips will help you gain dexterity and fluidity fast.

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  • Why Keyboard Players Should Still Practice Hanon Exercises

    Why Keyboard Players Should Still Practice Hanon Exercises

    + Bridge the worlds of theory, improvisation, and jazzy hip-hop, and improve your piano chops with Grammy-winner Kiefer in his course, Kiefer: Keys, Chords, & Beats. Hanon exercises are the source of much debate in the keyboard community. Some teachers love them, and others think they’re useless. Students seem to universally dislike them, at least when […]

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  • Sticking to the Beat: 4 Tips to Improve Your Timing

    Sticking to the Beat: 4 Tips to Improve Your Timing

    By Harvey Grant As musicians, we can spend so long trying to improve our technique in terms of scales and “speed” that we bypass one of the most important factors in the success of a piece: timing. Sure, you may say that Glenn Gould didn’t stick precisely to the given measures of Bach’s Goldberg Variations, […]

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