What Instruments Did The Beatles Play?

Beatles Main Instruments

John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr burst onto the scene in 1963 as The Beatles. They were one of the first bands to write their own songs, and play all their own instruments. Besides the standard guitar, bass guitar and drums, they used a wide variety of non-traditional instruments as well. So … Read more

Does Playing Piano Count as Exercise?

Piano Player Wiping Sweat

Fitness trackers have become an ubiquitous part of the modern world. Watches, phones,  and chest straps are all keeping track of heart rate fluctuations and steps to keep ourselves in shape. While we know running and lifting weights are good forms of exercise, what about playing the piano? The definition of exercise is activity requiring … Read more

Can You Learn To Play By Ear?

musician ear

Music can be defined as “organized sound.” If a musician can learn to hear the organization, they can replicate it without the use of any written cues at all. We will explore how to hear that organization in this article. In order for a musician to play by ear, they must be able to identify … Read more