Learning to play your favorite songs will, down the road, help you to make the sort of music you want to make. In this free video guitar lesson, you'll learn to play Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Sweet Home Alabama" on acoustic guitar. While this video assumes some knowledge on the part of its audience, beginning guitarists will find much to take away. Get started playing Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Sweet Home Alabama" on your acoustic guitar with this video tutorial.
Check out this piano tutorial video that shows you the effects of different key attack techniques. From high and low, learn the different sounds and senses of the various key attack techniques. Practice these exercises and improve your piano playing skills by watching this instructional piano video.
If you want to improve violin technique then this tutorial is for you. This violin lesson teaches you to play broken third in 1st and 3rd position. This exercise, based on the Yost system, is designed to increase your familiarity and comfort in all positions, develop confidence and accuracy in all positions, develop an understanding of what to listen for while shifting, and improve your ear training and overall intonation. When practicing this exercise you should relax your fingers, hand and ...
Do you want to improve your violin playing technique? This violin lesson teaches you a great exercise to improve your octave playing in scales. This exercise is based on the Yost system. This exercise is designed to increase your familiarity and comfort in all positions, develop confidence and accuracy in all positions, develop an understanding of what to listen for while shifting, and improve your ear training and overall intonation. When practicing this exercise you should relax your finger...
If you are looking to improve your piano technique then this how to video is the place to start. You will learn how to practice these octave exercises for increased technique and strength. You will learn one handed arpeggios and scales. This lesson is helpful for beginner to advanced pianists. With this tutorial you will be able to improve your piano playing with these octave exercises.
Want to learn how to play Tom Petty on the guitar? With this tutorial you can learn how to play "Free Falling" by Tom Petty on the acoustic guitar. The capo is on the 3rd fret used in standard tuning. This version is a simplified version of the song and is not exactly how Tom Petty 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 along to "Free Falling" by Tom Petty.
In this series of instructional music videos you'll learn how to play the blues piano in the key of B Flat (Bb). Expert Ryan Larson shows you his special 12 key method to help you understand the techniques used by blues musicians through the ages, including the music theory behind 12 chord blues song structure, walking bass & rhythm lines, as well as 7th chords.
Classically trained singers will tell you that screaming is the worst thing you can ever do to your vocal chords, but if you're into singing/screaming heavy metal or rock then it's necessary to know how to scream with minimal damage.
How to loudly whistle with one hand
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...
Traditional Aboriginal didgeridoos are made from trees that have been hollowed out by termites. Finishing work to smooth out surfaces and decorate the didgeridoo would soon follow. Lucky for you, you don't have to spend lots of money or find a hollowed out tree to create a didgeridoo!
This is a short video describing where to place a capo on a standard tuned guitar to make it playable in the same positions and notes as a ukulele.
If you are looking to improve your piano technique then this how to video is the place to start. You will learn how to strengthen your fourth and fifth fingers with this easy piano exercise. The fourth and fifth fingers are often the weakest fingers when playing piano. You must learn to strengthen then so you can play piano better. This exercise also improves the extension between the ring finger and the pinky finger. This is a great exercise for beginner to advanced students. With this tutor...
How to produce strange noises using your mouth and throat. Guttural Noises
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.
Playing along with your favorite songs is an enjoyable, and highly effective, way of developing your playing technique. In this piano tutorial, you'll learn how to play "Golden Slumbers" by Paul McCartney of the Beatles. While the lesson is geared toward players of an intermediate skill level, all players can follow along given adequate time and motivation. To get started playing "Golden Slumbers" on your own piano or keyboard, press play!
This 3 part how to video walks you through imitating birds by whistling. First you will learn to whistle through your teeth and then how to practice the technique to whistle bird calls. Watch this tutorial and you'll be attracting birds in no time.
In a five-part how-to series on the classic blues harmonica instrumental by Magic Dick and the J. Geils Band. Your guide, Adam Gussow, has been wood shedding the tune for 33 years and is happy to share what he's learned, so you to can play this legendary piece.
In this video series the talented and sizzling Jonathon Wilson guides you through 30 must-have blues piano licks, riffs that, once mastered, could turn any musician into a talked-about sensation. Jonathon introduces each clip, letting you know of any tips or hang-ups that set the lick apart, and then provides a valuable demonstration of how to play and practice the riff alongside a full band.
Want to know how to perform Caesars' "Jerk It Out" on the piano? Work it out with this free video piano lesson, which presents a complete breakdown of the song and its chords. While this tutorial is best suited for intermediate players, pianists of all skill levels can play along given a little time and effort. For more information, and to get started playing "Jerk It Out" on your own keyboard instrument, watch this how-to!
Before scratching on a given turntable, you'll need to set it up properly to ensure that you will not damage either your records or your hardware. This basic DJ tutorial demonstrates one method (among many) for adjusting up a turntable for scratching.
Grab your acoustic guitar, strap, and your pick and check out this free guitar lesson. This video tutorial will teach you rock guitarists how to play a Lynyrd Skynyrd song. Not just any Lynyrd Skynyrd song, but one of their greatest: "Simple Man." And just so you know, here are the lyrics to go along with this instructional guitar lesson:
You can play and record a virtual instrument using studio one. You can also add new part to any song you want.
Ever wonder how to play 7" vinyl records on a turntable? Guess what that round piece that came with your turntable is for.
In this video, we learn how to play "Bennie and the Jets" by Elton John. Start out with A, E, C. Next, go to the G and then to the A. After this, go to B, A, A, sharp, and D. After this, you will have started to do the intro to the song. You will be playing with your right hand during this. Next, you will trip again and go to A, A sharp, B, A sharp, G, E, then finally to the G in the new measure. Continue to play until you reach the end of the song. You will go through all the different keys ...
Check out this video from Berkleemusic.com and watch as Berklee Professor Jeff Baust illustrates different ways for using the panning automation in Pro Tools software.
Watch this harmonica tutorial video to learn how to play the harmonica one hole at a time. The instructions for the exercise in this how-to video are helpful for harmonica players of any level, and the exercise will help build your creativity. Start simple and then increase complexity. Playing the harmonica one hole at a time will be easy using the tips in this instructional video.
This kid's heart is in the right place. He teaches you beginner's boogie woogie. Part 1 of 2 - How to Play boogie woogie as a beginner.
Interested in playing Queen's "Don't Stop Me Now" on a piano or other keyboard instrument? Let this free video music lesson be your guide. While this tutorial is best suited for intermediate or advanced piano players, players of all skill levels can play along. Watch this tutorial to get started playing "Don't Stop Me Now"!
Want to learn how to play Seether on the guitar? With this tutorial you can learn how to play "Broken" by Seether on the acoustic guitar. This version is a simplified version of the song and is not exactly how Seether plays it. The tuning for "Broken" is standard tuning tuned down a half step. 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 along to "Broken" by Seether.
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.
This how to video installment explains a basic autoharp melody playing technique called "pinching". Playing melody on the autoharp is not as difficult as it may first appear. There are an awful lot of strings, but finding a melody note and playing it clearly isn't as hard as it seems. Pay attention to these harp playing tips.
In this video, we learn how to play the dizi, a Chinese bamboo flute. First, fine the mouth hole where you place your mouth. After this, look to see the different finger holes that are on the side of the flute. At the end, you will see air vents that are not to be confused with the finger holes. To prepare the flute, you can twist it so the pitch is changed when you play it. Now, place your fingers along the finger holes and start to blow into the mouth opening. After you do this, you will be...
Love playing Zelda? The video game itself is awesome, but next time you're cruising around dungeons pay attention to the music in the background. The soundtrack for Zelda is well known and created by a master composer.
It's music theory time with Andrew Furmanczyk. With this in depth and informative lesson, Andrew will show you four various music score types, (Soprano, Alto, Tenor & Bass). You'll learn how to write them, how to read them and what they mean in the world of music composition and performance. Note for note, this guy teaches it pitch perfect!
Major chords are like happy kids' movies, which have an upbeat beginning, middle, and end to satisfy innocent minds and sugarcoat harsher realities.
Want to know how to perform Billy Preston's classic solo from the Beatles' "Get Back" on the piano or ogan? Learn how with this free video piano lesson. While this tutorial is best suited for intermediate players, pianists of all skill levels can play along given a little time and effort. For more information, and to get started playing the solo from this classic McCartney song on your own keyboard instrument, watch this how-to!
"California Love" by 2Pac, Dr. Dre, and Roger Troutman is one of the best rap songs ever and brought Roger Troutman's incredible use of the talkbox to mainstream audiences. If you have a talkbox and a keyboard, check out this video to learn how to play this hip-hop classic on the best instruments to do so.
The alt rock band Train has been around forever - lead singer Patrick Monahan is 41 - and has had exquisitely popular hits like "Drops of Jupiter" and "Meet Virginia," but it wasn't until "Hey, Soul Sister" that they gained international recognition, even from the younger Justin Bieber-loving crowd.
An oldie but a goodie, this tutorial teaches you how to play Shostakovich's classic 2nd Waltz in C Minor. Watch as this video breaks down the song in simple, easy to understand steps.