Finding Your Signature
January 11, 2014
You could be the best musician around, but what separates you from the rest?
Benefits of Music Lessons at Freeway Music
January 02, 2014
What we are most concerned about at Freeway is offering a positive learning environment for our students.
Buying Your First Electric Guitar
December 20, 2013
Make sure you hold and feel a guitar before you buy it!
5 Benefits of Music Lessons
December 18, 2013
…A study of 7,500 university students revealed that music majors scored the highest reading\r\nscores among all majors including English, biology, chemistry and math…
Approaches to Songwriting
December 11, 2013
A lot of music students come in with the question of “How do I write a song?” So, I analyzed my own songwriting, and came up with three basic approaches to sparking the songwriting process.
10 Great Stocking Stuffers For Guitar Students
December 09, 2013
If you’re in need of some stocking ideas this Holiday season, here are some fun little gadgets that your guitar player might enjoy.
How to Solo (Part 4)
December 01, 2013
Space is an often overlooked principle of music. The power of silence and patience is a virtue that all musicians need.
How to Solo (Part 3)
November 27, 2013
The next time you take a solo, keep the principle in mind of telling a story.
How To Solo (Part 2)
November 22, 2013
Now, we are going to dive into three basic approaches to soloing. This is a lesson I learned from my good friend Jim Mings. I’ll never forget when he told me, “There are three basic ways to solo: scales, melodies, and chords.”
How to Solo (Part 1)
November 19, 2013
Perhaps one of the hardest things to teach in music lessons is how to solo. Students are down right frightened of soloing and improvising at times. One of the reasons it is so hard to teach is that there are so many factors. So I have decided to split this blog into a series. Let’s begin with the basics.