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Flamenco Guitar Lessons On The Web

Flamenco. The very word stirs your imagination, taking you across oceans and time, to a world of action and romance. As your mind wanders, you catch yourself imagining that, instead of just listening, you are the one with the guitar. Imagine no more. You can accomplish your dreams by using online Flamenco guitar lessons. If…

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The American Hip Hop Music History

The roots of American hip hop music can be traced down to western Africa and in various foreign cultures. The vocal style of popular rap can be associated with the griot tradition from Africa, where the griots wander from place to place singing their music and telling about history and traditions. Street performers, with their…

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The Secret Origins of Blues Music

The blues is a kind of music that can be vocal, instrumental (blues guitar) or both. It employs the ‘blue’ notes which are established on a ‘minor pentatonic’ scale most of the time, otherwise known as the blues scale. Blues music was inferred from the African-American communities in the U.S. out of work songs, spiritual…

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