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Kudos and congratulations to all the performers who participated in our Winter Recital on Jan. 26, 2020! Everyone played great, the audience loved it and I was very proud of all your efforts. We will do another recital in June and we will have a couple of Rock Band Classes during the summer so keep […]
Kudos and congratulations to the students who performed at the Winter Recital at Paul Howard’s Valley Music School!
Paul Howard’s Valley Music School Student Recital, January 2018 A great show put on by students! Interested in learning how to play guitar, piano, drums or violin? Call Paul Howard at 860- 485-4666. Paul prides himself on offering individualized and supportive private lessons to all his students. His teaching […]
Paul prides himself on offering individualized and supportive private lessons to all his students. His teaching styles include rock, folk, bluegrass & jazz. He teaches acoustic & electric guitar for beginners to advanced players as well as electric bass guitar. He is published author of several books and has recently completed a 2nd edition […]
HOW TO LEARN FROM RECORDS Guest post by David Hamburger Ultimately, if you want to learn a style of music, it pays to go to the recordings themselves to see how it’s done. It’s the closest thing we have to traveling back in time to see our favorite artists in their prime, and it only […]
Composite (Hybrid) Scales A Composite or Hybrid Scale is made by combing two different scales into one. Because of the influence of the blues on rock & jazz music, our note choices when improvising in a major or dominant key are often drawn from the both the major and the minor (or blues) pentatonic scales. […]
One of the most important things to do if you are learning an instrument or learning to sing is to get out and do it. There are many opportunities these days to play at “open mics” or musical “meet-up groups”. Open mics are usually set up so that each performer gets to do 2 or […]
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