Finding an instrumental or karaoke version of a song can be pretty easy, unless you're dealing with a song that isn't popular. That leaves you with just the full version of the song, complete with vocals. So how do you convert it into an instrumental or karaoke version?
This shows you how to extract vocals from a song to create an acapella version using inversions. You need the full version of the song as well as an instrumental one.
In this video, learn how to play the last section of Beyoncé's song, "Halo" on the piano. This instruction has added an A to the notes, allowing it sound better (in his/her opinion). If you want to play "Halo" exactly how it is in the song, the notes are (just for the last part of the right hand) as follows:
In this video, we learn how to play country rhythm guitar patterns. The sound will have a little bit of a bass pickup when you play it to get a country sound. First, hold down an open G chord and on beat one pick the first string. Continue to move the pick down the strings and move back up. As you go, you will move slowly and keep the same noise of the strings as you go around. This will take a little bit of practice, but is a great exercise to get the right country sound for the guitar pattern.
This video shows you how to connect your laptop to your mixer. First you will need two different sound sources from your laptop to your mixer. This is so that you can use all of your mixer functions on two different channels. The way to do this is to run a 1/8" RCA cable channel 7 from your normal earphone jack to the mixer. Also use a behringer uca202 audio interface to connect to the laptop via USB cord. This provides another earphone jack. Then use a master out cable to connect it to an am...
Want to play "You Are My Sunshine" on the ukulele? Learn how with this free video ukulele lesson from Ukulele Mike. Whether you play the ukulele or bass kazoo, there is no better way to improve your chops than by learning to play your favorite songs. Not only is it more fun and much easier than running drills or memorizing a chord book by wrote, it's obviously also a wonderful way to build your repertory of songs. For more information, and to get started playing this great standard, watch thi...
The ukulele is a beautiful and unique stringed instrument that is perfect for the traveling musician because it is so portable and relatively inexpensive. The ukelele is a version of a small guitar that originated in Hawaii. In this tutorial you will learn how to play "Somewhere over the Rainbow / What a Wonderful World" like Iz. Once you get a hang of this beginner song you can impress your friends with this rendition of "Somewhere over the Rainbow / What a Wonderful World" on your uke.
Tetris is without question the most popular single video game of all time, played on everything from keychains to the sides of skyscrapers. It's iconic song is a Russian folk song called "Korobeiniki", written in 1861, and in this video you will learn how to play an easy, beginner version of the entire song on piano.
Want to play Led Zeppelin's "Stairway to Heaven" on the ukulele? Learn how with this free video ukulele lesson from Ukulele Mike. Whether you play the ukulele or bass kazoo, there is no better way to improve your chops than by learning to play your favorite songs. Not only is it more fun and much easier than running drills or memorizing a chord book by wrote, it's obviously also a wonderful way to build your repertory of songs. For more information, and to get started playing this classic roc...
This is a music tutorial video that demonstrates how to play the original, classic version of Davy Graham's "Angi" - also known as "Anji". It concludes with a complete played version of the tune. Check out this instructional guitar playing video to learn how to play the song "Angi" by Davy Graham and improve your guitar playing skills!
Moshezuchter demonstrates how to do a legato bass technique on an accordion which will add drama to your playing. Legato means tying it together. When playing staccato, you touch the keys like they are hot with short strokes to get the punctuated effect. Try playing an alternate base pattern using A, A minor, E to A minor for an oompah sound. Hold your finger on the A while pumping the A minor key. Then, hit the E major key while continuing to hole the A key down. You can also transition to o...
Just as guitars do, ukuleles are able to play complex chords. Learn over a dozen complex chords that can be played on the ukulele in this free video clip series.
How to do a loud fingerless whistle
Fur Elise by Beethoven is one of piano's most recognizable tunes. In this two part series, listen and learn how to play this beloved classical piece on your own. With a little practice, you should be impressing your listeners in no time.
Yiruma has written many of the most beautiful new piano pieces of the last ten years, and is a truly special figure in the world of piano composition. If you're looking for an easy way to access his remarkable work, watch this video to learn how to play an easy arrangement of his classic song "River Flows in You",
Yiruma is one of the biggest names in contemporary piano composition. His song "Kiss the Rain" is guaranteed to make any listener reflect honestly on their life in a way that few songs ever have been, and in this video you'll learn how to play the whole thing on piano. It's not easy, but you can do it!
Love the all time favorite "Final Countdown?" watch this short tutorial and learn how to play final countdown on the piano. This short instructional video will teach you exactly how to play it and in no time you too will be playing it on your piano. So if you want to learn how to play final countdown on your piano watch this short instructional video and follow along and you will be playing it like a pro.
Itching to start slapping some bongo skins? In this three-part bongo tutorial, learn how to play various bongo rhythms. Hosted by Manny Cepeda (a composer, songwriter, & performer), you will learn the Son Rhythm (4/4) Martillo, the Borello Rhythm, and Guaguanco Rhythm.
A look at how you can link up an amplifier to another with only needing one output from your mixer.
Ever wonder how to play 7" vinyl records on a turntable? Guess what that round piece that came with your turntable is for.
Major chords are like happy kids' movies, which have an upbeat beginning, middle, and end to satisfy innocent minds and sugarcoat harsher realities.
If you want to play the Howl's Moving Castle theme on accordion you first need to play on the right hand D, G, B flat, D or G minor and on the left hand you press the C minor then go D 7 and G minor. Then it goes C minor, F and B flat. Next play D minor, E minor, A7, D minor, then C, B flat and A 7. B flat to A 7 is a pretty large jump so you may need to practice. So again you repeat C minor, D7 and G minor. Then C minor, F and Flat. Next play D minor, E minor, A7, D minor, C, B flat and then...
Even songwriting greats like Alicia Keys and Stevie Wonder had to start somewhere. If you're interested in playing the piano but aren't sure where to begin - and also not too interested in playing nothing but scales all day - then start your melodic musical journey now by playing "Mary Had a Little Lamb."
In this how to video, Kathie talks about using the diaphragm and shows some tools she's used to help kids with vocal exploration. These are great tips to utilize if you are teaching a music class or a children's choir. You'll be able to teach kids to sing in no time at all with this tutorial.
In this how-to video, you will learn how to play the Carlos Santana song "Europa" on a ukulele. You will need a tuned ukulele and knowledge of basic chord shapes. The chord progression consists of the chords Gm, C7, F, Am, and Dm. End the previous progression with the chords Gm, A7, Dm, A7, Dm. Repeat these progressions in succession. These two progression make up the majority of the song. If another person is playing the chord progressions, you can do improvised soloing over the entire song....
"My Heat Will Go On" by Celine Dion made her the biggest artist in the world for a time after the release of Titanic, the film with which it will always be associated. Watch this video to learn how to play the whole song on solo piano, which might be the most romantic thing that you could ever do.
Want to play the "(Somewhere) Over the Rainbow" ukulele strum? Learn how with this free video ukulele lesson from Ukulele Mike. Whether you play the ukulele or bass kazoo, there is no better way to improve your chops than by learning to play your favorite songs. Not only is it more fun and much easier than running drills or memorizing a chord book by wrote, it's obviously also a wonderful way to build your repertory of songs. For more information, and to get started strumming "Over the Rainbo...
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Learn how to play the classic rock beat to the AC/DC song "Back in Black" on the drums.
Want to play the introduction from "Stairway to Heaven" by Led Zeppelin on baritone ukulele? Learn how with this video tab, which presents a complete breakdown of the song's component sections, chords and strumming & picking patterns. For all of the details, and to get started playing "Stairway to Heaven" on your own baritone uke, watch this free video ukulele lesson.
To understand secondary dominant chords on the piano, it's vital to know what dominant chords are. Generally in a song they're the first note played and the last note played, as well as comprise the most tense point. Secondary chords are dominant chords that match up with other scale degrees in a scale.
B.o.B has blown up all over the place, and it seems like you can't make a hit rap song without having Bruno Mars sing on it. Naturally, when the two got together, a hit was born. This video will teach you how to play the intro to their hit single "Nothin' on You" on piano or keyboard quickly and easily.
Play "Blue Hawaii" in the key of C on the ukulele.
Add unique emotions and overtones to your playing by experimenting with triads over bass notes to build ambient, open chords.
Learn how to make your electric guitar sound like a church bell or a banjo.
Want to play "Broken Strings" by James Morrison on your acoustic guitar? See how it's done with this free video guitar lesson, which presents a complete breakdown of the song and it chords. While this tutorial is geared toward those who already have some knowledge of the guitar, players of all skill level should be able to follow along given adequate time and effort. For more information, and to get started playing this song on your own guitar, take a look!
Hey, Bo Diddley! In this installment from his video tutorial series (in which he covers everything from improving timekeeping to creativity and orchestrations in patterns and drum fills), Brian Ferguson demonstrates how to play the famous Bo Diddley beat on your drumset.
Are you a great singer, or do you want to be an excellent singer? This 2 part video tutorial will walk you through the basics of singing high notes. The best part? You won't be gasping for air at the end of it. This is all about singing the high notes without struggling.
Watch this piano tutorial video to learn how to play "Shout to the Lord" on piano. Instruction includes names of chords and an overhead view so you can learn by watching. Intermediate pianists will have no trouble learning how to play "Shout to the Lord" on piano by watching this helpful how-to video.
Want to learn how to play Kenny Chesney on the guitar? With this tutorial you can learn how to play "The Good Stuff" by Kenny Chesney on the acoustic guitar. This version is a simplified version of the song and is not exactly how Kenny Chesney plays it. This lesson is geared towards intermediate guitarists because it assumes prior knowledge of guitar playing. Watch this how to video and you will be able to sing and play the guitar along to "The Good Stuff" by Kenny Chesney.