Archive for Musical Instruments


The Best Instruments to Learn as a Beginner

Best Instruments to Learn as a beginner
May 6, 2024

Music resonates with us all, so it’s no wonder you desire to learn a musical instrument, even if you were not exposed to music theory or performance as a child. While learning any new skill can feel like a massive undertaking, you can make things easier when you know the best instruments to learn as […]

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What Equipment Do You Need to Start a Band?

What Equipment Do You Need to Start a Band?
November 10, 2022

It’s a great time to start a band. While electronic music is the mainstream leader, genres like rock, soul, punk, metal, and funk are alive and well. Not sure where to begin? This article will cover the must-have equipment to start a band.  Instruments  Instruments are the first items to go on any gig equipment […]

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How Playing With Musical Instruments Helps Toddler Development

Infant playing a piano
October 13, 2022

Engaging with music is one of the greatest ways for a child to learn. In fact, a recent study found that children’s brains develop faster with consistent music training. Music also encourages movement whether you’re playing or listening, which helps children become accustomed to their bodies. The benefits of teaching children to play musical instruments […]

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Digital Piano vs. Acoustic Piano: Which Is Best for You

man playing a keyboard
December 2, 2021

Acoustic and digital pianos have some face-value similarities and accomplish similarities, but they do so in unique ways. Knowing the differences will help you choose the right one for your situation. We’ll put acoustic and digital pianos side by side in different situations to see how they compare.  The Differences Between Digital and Acoustic Pianos […]

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5 of the Best Ever Drum Performances

Drummer in black and white
October 6, 2021

The drummer is the anchor that holds every good band together, and we’re here to show some percussionist appreciation. This list will cover five of the greatest drum performances of all time. These acts show technical prowess while serving the song in ways that changed how drummers around the world approach the instrument. 1. Neil […]

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Why Are There So Many Types of Guitars?

red guitar close up
March 31, 2021

If you listen to a lot of music, you know what a difference the type of guitar can make. From loudly rocking out in a metal band to the mellow sounds of an acoustic guitar gently plunking in the background, guitar music comes in many different formats. You may wonder why there’s a need for […]

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Top 10 Benefits of Playing a Musical Instrument

Jazz band performing
February 10, 2021

Playing a musical instrument is fun — you get to express yourself through sound, make music with friends, and maybe even perform at local coffee shops or bars. Learning an instrument also offers benefits for your mind, health, and overall well-being. The benefits of playing an instrument on the brain include increased intelligence, better memory, […]

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10 of the All Time Best Jazz Saxophone Players

Person playing a saxophone
December 23, 2020

The history of the saxophone dates back to 1840, when it was designed by Belgian instrument maker Adolphe Sax. The saxophone fell out of favor in the late 1800s and early 1900s, but it really found its place in jazz music after that. If you love jazz, you may be curious about the best saxophone […]

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Ways to Help Your Child Choose a Musical Instrument

little boy playing piano
November 11, 2020

Learning to play a musical instrument is lots of fun for kids and incredibly beneficial in many ways. For many kids, learning an instrument is even a rite of passage. If your child is showing interest in picking up an instrument, you can help guide them in choosing an instrument they will enjoy that is well-suited to their […]

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Top Guitar Effect Pedals for Beginners

Guitar pedals with man changing settings
September 30, 2020

If you’re like most first-time electric guitar players, you spent hours researching the right make and model. You studied online, stopped by a store to get a feel for a few options and made your selection after talking to long-time guitar aficionados. Maybe you even made a list of the guitars played by your favorite musicians. […]

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