Music Education

The History of Reggae Music: A Global Voice of Liberation
by Nov 16, 2020

Reggae practice is more than just music. It is dance, it is physical engagement, it is culture, it is struggling, and it is a celebration. The sounds of Reggae are perhaps Jamaica’s most well-known and ubiquitous cultural exports. The history of Reggae as a musical tradition that began as a... Read More

50 Songwriting Tips from World Class Musicians
by Nov 11, 2020

Songwriting isn’t always roses and rainbows. The task can be quite neck-breaking, especially at times when your creative juice isn’t flowing. It’s during these times, when it takes you hours upon hours to write a single line worth of song lyrics, knowing a few songwriting tips will help. I know it’s frustrating, but whatever you... Read More

Hip Hop vs. R&B: What’s the Difference?
by Oct 28, 2020

Music is an art form that has been divided into several genres. Some artists make pop music; others make Hip Hop, R&B, rock, and many more. But over the last few decades, the distinction between the different genres has decreased, and often, people have a hard time telling the difference... Read More

How Do Musicians Make Most of Their Money?
by Oct 21, 2020

We’ve all seen images of mansions, cars, and other incredible luxuries owned by best-selling musicians. It’s one reason why so many people dream of becoming music stars. But how did those artists make so much money? Musicians Make Most of Their Money From Ticket Sales Throughout the 20th century, many... Read More

A Deep Look at How Blues Has Influenced Jazz
by Oct 7, 2020

Jazz Practice: It’s All The Blues Both Jazz and Blues traditions share a long and complicated musical history, with roots tracing back to, and even before, the European slave trade of African populations in the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries. Looking at the history of Jazz and Blues, both of... Read More