Monthly Archives: September 2009

Digital Recorders – A Useful Tool?

Should you throw away that cassette recorder? What is a hand held digital recorder? How does a portable recorder differ from a computer’s music digital interface?  These are some of the questions you may have when you start exploring recording … Continue reading

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What Time is it?

“I played this much better on my own at home than in front of you.” I often hear this comment from my music students.  It is their perception that they are playing well behind closed doors.  In actuality, the beginning … Continue reading

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My Dog Ate My Music!

As a teacher of the banjo, guitar and mandolin, I often hear the various reasons why someone is not able to practice. After earning my BA degree, I first attended law school and then moved on to graduate school. My … Continue reading

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