If music has been a constant presence in your young guitarist's life and he or she is considering a music career, high school is the ideal time to take that interest seriously. Here are some tools and tips to help them continue advancing on their instrument and to prepare for university music study.
Lessonface would like to congratulate Jim Funnell as our March Teacher of the Month. Jim has been a featured teacher on Lessonface since December 2016, primarily as a jazz piano teacher. The podcast begins with a segment from his piece "Still Untitled" and continues to explore Jim's journey through music.
Learn to change grooves and bass lines from 4/4 to different meters in this video tutorial:
We saw this example in The Chicken, performed by Lessonface teachers in our studio in NYC. In the first section, we played the song in 5/4 in a way that stretched the groove and the melody to fit this new odd meter.
This month Lessonface celebrates the fifth anniversary of our launch in February 2013. It has been a wonderful journey so far, and I wanted to write a quick note to mark the occasion, especially as we have achieved some noteworthy milestones in this past year: