How To Know What Size Of Violin To Rent/ Buy

So, little Stevie came home today and told you that he wants to play the violin. Well, being the good Dad that you are, you jump online and start looking for violins. You find a great deal on the interwebs and make the purchase. It arrives and happy little Stevie...

Don’t Try This At Home

When you’ve been in the music business as long as we have, you think you’ve heard it all when it comes to broken instruments. But then, someone comes in with an instrument badly in need of repair or replacement and you realize that you’re entirely unprepared for their...

Wynonna and the Big Noise

Five-time Grammy winner and New York Times best-selling author, Wynonna has always revolved her career around telling stories. Whether performing alongside her mother as one half of the legendary due The Judds, or pushing the boundaries on her own mega-successful solo...

Don’t Stop the Music

The recent education reform proposal for High School students in Idaho to each be provided with a laptop and required to take six online classes before graduating concerns me, primarily because I wonder what is going to give in order to make this possible? With all of...

Benefits of Music

Everyone talks about the benefits of playing music – how music makes you smarter. But I want to talk about the famous people I’ve met because I play music. Let’s see … there’s Plas Johnson. Who?? If you’ve ever heard the recording, “The Pink Panther,” that’s Plas...

Music as a Universal Language

Music is a social, psychological, and emotional phenomenon that is an integral part of cultures throughout the world. Music is not universal in the fact that it plays different roles in various countries. Music may carry a different purpose to a man from Ghana who...

A Lesson in Metal

I have been a heavy metal fan for as long as I remember, but not until recent investigations did I learn there were so many subgenres of metal, as well as what sets all these genres apart. I have found nearly 40 subgenres of heavy metal! I will briefly explain the...

John Coltrane

Love Supreme is arguably one of the most important albums that legendary jazz saxophonist John Coltrane recorded. It is known as Coltrane’s homage to God, and is his own spirituality portrayed through music. It is a four part suite recorded by a jazz quartet, which...

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