Tag Archives: Music Theory

What Happened To My Frets?

Frets Magazine (1979-1989) In 1979, I had just finished my first year at college and returned home for a summer break.  Of course, my banjo, guitar and mandolin came back home with me.  After walking into a nearby music store, … 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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Ear Training?

You may have heard of a basic musical concept referenced as “Playing by Ear” or “Ear Training”.  What does it mean and is it possible for you to train your ear to play a banjo, guitar or mandolin? With a … Continue reading

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