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Where's The Beat? From Ancient Rhythms To Future Grooves For Gizmos, Gadgets And Thingamajigs

Where's The Beat? From Ancient Rhythms To Future Grooves For Gizmos, Gadgets And Thingamajigs

The classic “world beat bible" by Matthew Montfort is now bringing these ancient rhythms into the grooves of the future with content for digital audio workstations, sequencers, computers, tablets, smartphones, CD players, and other gizmos! Where's the Beat? A. West Africa, Bali, and India, birthplaces of polyrhythm, gamelan, and tala.
B. Within every performer, ...

Berklee Promotes Panos Panay to VP for Innovation and Strategy

Berklee Promotes Panos Panay to VP for Innovation and Strategy

Panos A. Panay has been named vice president for innovation and strategy at the Berklee College of Music. Longtime Hypebot readers will remember Panay as the pioneering music tech entrepreneur that founded Sonicbids.  In his new role as vice president for innovation and strategy at the Berklee College of Music, Panos Panay will spearhead initiatives and ...

Jazz Masters Barry Harris And Rufus Reid Featured At 2017 Straight Ahead Jazz Camp

Jazz Masters Barry Harris And Rufus Reid Featured At 2017 Straight Ahead Jazz Camp

From July 17-21 2017 The Jazz Institute of Chicago in collaboration with Columbia College Chicago will offer five days of interactive explorations of jazz via lectures, demonstrations, hands-on clinics and jam sessions during its 9th annual Straight Ahead Jazz Camp. Designed for adults age 18 and up and open to the general public, the camp provides ...

Collection Society Demands Copyright Fees From Music Schools For Teaching Music

Collection Society Demands Copyright Fees From Music Schools For Teaching Music

While collection societies should often go the extra mile to liberally interpret copyright laws in order to get money for content creators and licensees, one company in Japan has taken things a step further, insisting music schools pay up for teaching children how to play music. Read on and tell us if you agree... Guest post ...

Eastman School Of Music And ArtistShare Join Forces To Promote Student And Alumni Careers

Eastman School Of Music And ArtistShare Join Forces To Promote Student And Alumni Careers

Will promote competitively selected Eastman musicians through the Eastman/ArtistShare New Artist Program Students and recent alumni of the University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music will now have an opportunity to join a very special family of professional artists. Eastman and ArtistShare have announced an exclusive partnership to recognize and support the career and artistic development ...

Detroit School Of Arts Builds A Community Through Music [VIDEO]

Detroit School Of Arts Builds A Community Through Music [VIDEO]

In this short documentary, we delve into the inner working of the Detroit School for Arts, a GRAMMY Signature Schools Community Award Recipient working to provide young people with opportunity through music. Guest Post by the Recording Academy on Medium As part of The Recording Academy’s educational mission, GRAMMY in the Schools programs seek to influence ...

Music Education Monday: A lesson from Peter Erskine on playing with brushes

Music Education Monday: A lesson from Peter Erskine on playing with brushes

Today for Music Education Monday, you can get a video lesson from famed drummer Peter Erskine on “Playing Brushes With All Styles Of Music." First gaining wide attention in the mid-1970s as a member of Stan Kenton's big band, Erskine (pictured) can be heard on more than 600 albums encompassing styles including jazz, funk, rock, pop ...

Music Education Monday: A master class with pianist Oscar Peterson

Music Education Monday: A master class with pianist Oscar Peterson

This week for Music Education Monday, you can sit in via video on a master class with the late, great pianist Oscar Peterson. One of the most acclaimed and popular jazz pianists of his generation. Peterson, who died at age 72 in 2007, wasknown as a technical master in the tradition of Art Tatum, capable of ...

Music Education Monday: Recording drums and more with Steve Albini

Music Education Monday: Recording drums and more with Steve Albini

This week for Music Education Monday, you can get a little free advice on recording via some videos from producer Steve Albini. Though he's known for his work with alt-rock and punk acts such as Nirvana, The Pixies, PJ Harvey, and Iggy Pop, the fundamentals of Albini's pragmatic approach to capturing full band performances in the ...

Music Education Monday: A jazz piano lesson from Don Grusin

Music Education Monday: A jazz piano lesson from Don Grusin

This week for Music Education Monday, you can check out a video lesson from pianist Don Grusin. The younger brother of musician, producer, and label owner Dave Grusin, Don Grusin has made 17 albums as a leader, and has been heard in hundreds of other recordings, films and TV shows made during the past 40 years, ...


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