Guitar Legend Eric Clapton Demonstrates Some of his Signature Soloing Techniques

In the 1960s, Cream took the rock world by storm.  With it’s driving blend of rock, blues, jazz, and psychedelics, Cream burst onto the scene with classic hits such as “Crossroads,” “Spoonful,” and “Sunshine of Your Love.”  Featuring the blistering guitar work of Eric Clapton, Cream sold over 15 million albums world wide. During the […]

Five Practice Tips for Mastering the Guitar

No doubt about it, playing rock guitar is the epitome of cool.  There’s something about the screech and squeal of a Fender “Stratocaster” through an old tube amp or the low, throaty growl of a Gibson “Les Paul” through a Marshall stack that captures the imagination and thrills the soul. But there are times when learning to […]

Five Guitarists Every Kid Should Listen To: #3 Dickey Betts

When it comes to legendary rock guitarists, most kids know about the big three: Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, and Keith Richards. But there has been a pantheon of gifted and innovative guitarists contributing to the evolution of popular music over the years. From blazing bebop and country soloists to soulful blues and jazz players, here are […]

Children and the Benefits of Music Education

The Benefits of Music Education Whether your passionate about learning Beethoven or Chuck Berry, music lessons are a powerful vehicle for self-expression, inspiration, and personal development.  Even if you are six or eighty-six years old, music lessons sharpen the mind, calm the spirit, and enhance creativity. But did you know music lessons could actually make you […]

Five Guitarists Every Kid Should Listen To: #4 Albert Lee

When it comes to legendary rock guitarists, most kids know about the big three: Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, and Keith Richards. But there has been a pantheon of gifted and innovative guitarists contributing to the evolution of popular music over the years. From blazing bebop and country soloists to soulful blues and jazz players, here are […]

Five Guitarists Every Kid Should Listen To: #5 Steve Cropper

When it comes to legendary rock guitarists, most kids know about the big three: Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, and Keith Richards. A Young Steve Cropper But there has been a pantheon of gifted and innovative guitarists contributing to the evolution of popular music over the years. From blazing bebop and country soloists to soulful blues and […]