Why a Digital Piano May Be Better Than an Acoustic Piano
1 October 2015
A digital piano is a piano that is designed to mimic an acoustic piano (a piano that produces different sounds depending on which key you press and how long you press that key). The digital piano has many advantages over its acoustic counterpart. This article discusses some of those advantages.
It Has a Built-In Recorder
Digital pianos (such as Kawai pianos) have a built-in recorder that is an invaluable tool to music students.
How To Make And Use Your Own Trumpet Mute
3 September 2015
If you want to replicate the classic 'wah wah' sound of a great traditional jazz trumpet, you'll need to learn how to use a mute. Here's how to make your own mute for your trumpet and how to use it.
How to make a trumpet mute
Although you can buy fancy trumpet mutes from good music stores, the most popular and widely-used trumpet mute for beginners is adapted simply and cheaply from a common sink plunger.