Okay, y’all…remember that old TV show called “Name That Tune?”
Well, I couldn’t wait a full week to get this one out because, not only is it so important, but it is, in fact, vital and can get you involved *very* quickly in a lawsuit, which could be financially devastating to your career.
Plus, as I would have normally published this article on this coming Friday, I am otherwise headed to Houston this weekend to record my new single titled, “Vampire Love.” :-)
When It Is Not Christmas
By Bridgitte Williams
1. It is not Christmas when you want to choke the Santa in the store instead of placing your child on his lap. Do you really have to explain to him why you cannot afford half of what your child is about to ask him for?
Breaking Up The Band
by Andre Calilhanna,
Being in a band is often the most gratifying element in a musician’s life. A band offers the opportunity to freely express oneself, create music, establish friendships, perform, travel… there’s a lot to like. But there’s also the brutal reality of the music business, replete with stories of unwary artists being swallowed whole.
As a professional MIDI programmer, my job is to take a song and transform it into MIDI data. In short, you are taking all the parts: the chords, the notes, the drums, the dynamics, and reproducing them. As one example, a solo performer can now play and sing along with that MIDI file and can sound pretty close to the original artist’s recording.
Notation Musician is an invaluable tool for any musician who reads musical notation or wishes he could. Follow the notes on your screen as you listen to your favorite music, whether a song or a symphony. Musician is an eye-opening study aid, a source of accurate sheet music, an untiring accompanist, and an excellent practice tool.