Join us for a January 13, 2018 bluegrass concert at the Fairborn Eagles Hall, 509 Sports St., Fairborn, OH. Featured band, Vernon McIntyre’s Appalachian Grass, delivers an energetic performance with lightning fast picking, Continue reading
In the last lesson, we learned how to build a one octave major scale. Recall these points… Continue reading
Lesson 4 – How to build a scale
OK, after all that talk about note names, sharps, flats, whole steps, and half steps, we’re FINALLY ready to build our first major scale! We are going to build a one octave… Continue reading
Well, I have managed to open my mouth once more and gotten myself involved in the December 9th Christmas in Mt. Healthy 2017 project. This free event includes multiple venues in Mt. Healthy’s historic business district, (all within an easy… Continue reading
Howdy! Join Vernon McIntyre’s Appalachian Grass this Saturday, Nov 11 at the Fairborn Eagles Hall, 509 Sports St in Fairborn, OH. Good food and adult beverages available on site.
Also, mark your calendar for Nov 25, 2017 (the Saturday after… Continue reading
Just a quick reminder about a couple of upcoming showdates with Vernon McIntyre’s Appalachian Grass.
This Friday, Nov 3, we’re picking at JC’s Cornbread Palace, 1719 S. University Blvd in… Continue reading
Lesson 3 – Define whole steps and half steps
You might ask why should I concern myself with music theory in general and scales in particular? My personal reason for caring about theory is that a small bit of knowledge… Continue reading
It’s the middle of the week and I KNOW you’re ready for a change of pace! Join us this evening for Weekly Wednesday Bluegrass Night at Pit to Plate BBQ, 8021 Hamilton Ave. in Mt. Healthy, OH 45231. Enjoy… Continue reading
NAMING the BLACK KEYS on PIANO
First, let’s review the white notes on the piano keyboard. Take a look at this diagram from the last lesson and make sure you’re confident of the white note names.
Got it? OK, let’s… Continue reading