A Lesson In Creativity By Herbie Hancock

Jazz legend Herbie Hancock is delivering this year’s Norton lectures at Harvard. He follows in the footsteps of luminaries like T.S. Eliot, Robert Frost, and Igor Stravinsky, and over the course of six lectures he plans to explore the “ethics of jazz.” In an interview with the Boston’s Globe’s Arts section, Hancock explained, “it’s ethics in a […]

Australian police warn of musical crimes before Nickelback show

Nickelback

Though they are still selling out stadiums across the world, Nickelback still gets a lot of flack for the bland, generic music they have been putting out for years. Nickelback is the butt of many jokes in the music industry, but it is easy to poke fun at something that has been so successful. They […]

Yamaha U1 vs Kawai K300 – A Comprehensive Comparison

Kawai K300

The K-3 is a brand-new design from Kawai. It just came out in 2014 following up on it very successful K-3 model. The K-3 and the K 300 are two models that more often than any other piano on earth get compared to the Yamaha U1 and it’s pretty obvious why. Both pianos are from […]

Practicing Piano Helps Much More Than Just Musicianship

Private or Group

The overwhelmingly positive effects of music education on developing minds has been proven time and time again. Those with the power to control our children’s school curriculum must understand the importance of music in a child’s growth. It is not a lofty, artsy ideology… it’s a fact! It’s a shame that one of the first […]

Music Lessons Were the Best Thing Your Parents Ever Did for You, According to Science

When to start music lessons

Today’s featured article tackles one of the most talked about topics……. If your parents ever submitted you to regular music lessons as a kid, you probably got in a fight with them once or twice about it. Psychological studies continue to uncover more and more benefits that music lessons provide to developing minds. The following […]

The Forgotten Genius Who Invented The Piano?

Bartolomeo Cristofori Invented The Piano. So Why Did Everyone Forget About Him? So why do we have to be reminded of Bartolomeo Cristoforis name? After all, there must be a reason pianos arent called Cristoforis. “It’s rare that such an old instrument has so clear an inventor and is so obviously a revelation. So why […]

Kawai ES7 Portable Digital Piano Review

The Kawai ES7 is not new to the North American digital piano market. In fact, the ES7 has been out for a little more than a year but something keeps its relevant, and something is keeping this piano still one of the hottest digital pianos out there. TONE The first thing that strikes you about […]