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A 23 Year Old Eric Clapton Demonstrates His Unique Guitar Playing Style In a 1968 Interview

In 1968, just before the iconic “Cream Farewell Concert” at Royal Albert Hall, a 23 year old Eric Clapton explained the different functions of his …

Amazon Inspire educational site opens to all schools, applying lessons learned in year-long beta

Amazon Inspire, a site that lets teachers and schools upload and access unlimited educational and classroom resources, is now available to all …

Become a Real-Life Guitar Hero With Fender Play

New Subscription-based Fender Play helps first-time guitarists (via Fender)<p>In the late ’90s, I “learned” to play the guitar in front of the computer, …

Women of Jazz: Stream a Playlist of 91 Recordings by Great Female Jazz Musicians

Browse through an archive of jazz writing from the last, oh, hundred years, and you’ll get the distinct impression that jazz, like the NFL, has been …

Drums

Why do we think poor people are poor because of their own bad choices?

If an unexpected medical emergency bankrupts you, you view yourself as a victim of bad fortune – while seeing other bankruptcy court clients as spendthrifts. Why?<p><i>Outclassed: The Secret Life of Inequality is our new column about class. Read all articles here</i><p>Cecilia Mo thought she knew all about …

White kids are bullying minority students using Trump’s words

This is Trump’s America: kids are mimicking the president in rhetoric and action<p>Kali Holloway<p>June 17, 2017 11:29pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Donald Trump’s real campaign promise was that he would give whites back the power they imagined they’d lost. That message was stated …

Mary Poppins' Death Metal Version Of "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious"

Mary Poppins is about as far from death metal as you can get, and her chipper disposition and cheery colored clothing are all the proof Mary needs …

Evelyn Glennie (a Musician Who Happens to Be Deaf) Shows How We Can Listen to Music with Our Entire Bodies

Composer and percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie, above, feels music profoundly. For her, there is no question that listening should be a whole body …

Contributors | The Next Web

All stories in Contributors<p>Here's how improv can make your business better<p>As a corporate innovator, it’s my job to lead transformational change and build new businesses in big, complex, corporations. ...<p>Busy Burr<p>Today's developers are screwed, just like they were in 1976<p>In 1976, if you had a …

How To Turn Your Carrot Into A Wind Instrument

You need to really want to do this.<p>Even if you despise carrots, you no longer have an excuse to avoid them.<p>Because now you’re going to become a carrot musician. BuzzFeed Nifty posted a video this week on how to turn a carrot into a recorder.<p>A slice here, a gouge there and ―voila ― you’re making …

Carrots

Why Grades Are Not Paramount to Achievement

The intrinsic love of learning supplants the drive for high marks in the long run.<p>At the beginning of this school year, my colleagues and I decided to avoid giving the sophomores in our English classes any grades for six weeks. Research shows that providing students with a number or letter in …

Pedagogy

Exercise For Changing Chords On The Guitar [Lessons]

<b>For Beginners</b>: Very often I see people coming to my guitar lessons who has already learned a few chords and can play them pretty well, but having …

Guitar Lessons

5 Great Guitar Resource Websites for Beginner Guitarists

Learning to play the guitar can seem daunting at first. This is especially true if you decide to learn independently on your own. As you start down …

How to Have Windows Read E-books Aloud in Edge

Audiobooks are often expensive, but there’s a cheaper way. It’s not as elegant as an audiobook, but it gets the job done in a pinch. This solution is …

Guidance on Writing a Philosophy of Teaching Statement

Chism’s five components of a teaching statement<p>In her article (Chism, 1998), “Developing a Philosophy of Teaching Statement,” Nancy Chism, former …

7 crazy stats from the Warriors' dominant NBA Finals Game 1 victory

Game 1 of the NBA Finals finally happened, but from the second quarter on, it wasn’t a thriller. The Warriors crushed the Cavaliers, 113-91, and had Twitter joking about how the National Spelling Bee was more exciting.<p>Kevin Durant and Steph Curry were the leading scorers. Durant finished with 38 …

Making a Toolbox from a Single 2×4

Single-board woodworking projects can be a fun and satisfying challenge. It’s often interesting to constrain yourself in some way, like this, as doing so can lead to new ideas and approaches that you wouldn’t otherwise arrive at. In this project from <i>Vintage Wood Workshop</i>, Kyle Bollendorf decided to …

Guitar basics: speed up your chord changes with this easy lesson

<b>ACOUSTIC WEEK:</b> <b>Take your chord changes into a higher gear with our handy exercises designed to help speed up this essential technique.</b><p>Tricky chord …

Electric Guitar

In Their Lives: Great Writers on Great Beatles Songs

“The garden of life is strewn with such dormant seeds and so much of art blossoms from their unwilled and unwillable awakenings.”<p>And now for something a bit out of the ordinary: When editor Andrew Blauner invited me to contribute to an anthology of essays by some of his favorite writers about their …

The Many Benefits of Playing the Guitar

Best Coast’s Bethany Cosentino and Fender's SVP weigh in on why young people should play the guitar.<p>“I’ll just flat out say it: I’m not a very good guitar player,” reveals Bethany Cosentino, Best Coast’s rad-as-hell lead singer and (still quite apt) guitarist. “But I’ve gotten away with being a …

86 Interesting Guitar Chords

Having a sizable arsenal of simple (to complex) chords is something many guitar players undervalue. I’ve been inspired to write an entire song just …

Guitar

Guitar Cheats: Three Ways to Solo Like a Pro

Today we present "Three Ways to Solo Like a Pro," part 3 of Darrell Braun's popular "guitar cheats" series of lessons. By the way, if you missed …

Guitar

Why the most successful students have no passion for school

However, there are telling counterexamples where passion doesn't seem to be a necessary ingredient for success.<p>One such case is academic success. You might think that successful students should be passionate about their schooling, and that this passion for school would account, at least partly, for …

Students

A History of Alternative Music Brilliantly Mapped Out on a Transistor Radio Circuit Diagram: 300 Punk, Alt & Indie Artists

Lumping millions—billions!—of people together arbitrarily by their birthdates sounds ridiculous in the abstract. But when we lump together …

Synthpop

14 Wonderful Old Words for Walking We Should Bring Back

Now that spring is here, no matter how committed you are to cars, it’s hard to resist an occasional mosey or stroll. Whether you prefer ambling …

10 Best Jazz Albums for beginners

Oh jazz, you magnificent and beautiful genre. You’re having a bit of a cool-kid comeback, aren’t you, with all those young, hip cats toying with your …

Guitar basics: learn thousands of songs with the three-chord trick

The oldest trick in the book<p>Get the chords down and you’ll have thousands of songs to try. Known as a I-IV-V (‘one-four-five’) progression, or …

10 Things Guitarists Should Know About Their Guitar

Whether you’re new to guitar or not, there’s probably something about the instrument you don’t know or fully understand.<p>This video should provide you …

Is This the Mother of All Finger Exercises?

PHOTO: Edwin van Buuringen | Flickr Creative Commons (cropped) Finger independence and hand synchronization are essential skills for guitarists to …

Guitar