Entries Posted in"Music"

The unusual story of my on and off love affair with my Epiphone dot electric guitar

Published September 24, 2016

All my life, I have been fond of music. My parents discovered my love for music early enough and decided to invest in it. My mother paid for my guitar classes when in turned ten and my father offered to buy me an Epiphone dot electric guitar if I performed well in class. I was always among the top students and therefore I knew that this was achievable. I loved the electric guitar because this is the same brand that my music teacher was using for music lessons. Just like most of the children, I believed that whatever the teacher […]

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The Jazz concert that changed my life

Published September 24, 2016

Despite always having been a jazz fan, the jazz concert I attended to celebrate my 20th birthday inspired me to love jazz music to another level. One of the reasons why I liked the concert was because of the way everything was set out. The atmosphere in the hall was all set for jazz music enthusiasts. I had been attending jazz music sessions before but this setting was different as it mainly comprised of people of a different social class, mostly business people and corporate heads. I was the only person of my age in the hall that night. There […]

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Qualities that make the fender starcaster guitar a favorite for many guitar players

Published September 24, 2016

By seamlessly merging the best features of the earlier fender guitar with modern technology, the fender starcaster guitar is a rare and unique gem that is made to handle the demands of the modern guitar player. Being the first guitar by the fender guitar manufacturers that has an offset waist, this semi hollow electric guitar delivers energetic, complex and deep scintillating tones. There are three main parts of a guitar that determines the sound produced. This are the body, the electronics used and the hardware. The body of the fender starcaster is beautifully shaped and the maple laminates together with […]

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Travelling with your guitar and the best guitars for travel

Published September 24, 2016

We all know that happiness for a traveler enthusiast is not getting to the destination but rather the events during the travel. For the musicians who are involved in distant gigs, travelling light with guitars that are compact but which still retain their quality is desirable. Apart from the risk of scratches and scruffs, exposure to different levels of humidity can also affect your favorite instrument as you are on the road.  Below are some qualities of a good travel guitar. The measurement of a guitar from its bridge to its nut gives you the scale of a guitar. The […]

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The wide array of music preferences and the impact of music on peoples dressing

Published September 24, 2016

I have often found myself watching people in their everyday life. I have noticed a trend in both men and women about their dressing behavior in relation to their preference of music. Dressing in this context refers to the individual’s choice of clothing. Over generations, people have greatly been influenced by the kind of music they listen to. By either conscious or unconscious decision, individuals tend to dress in relation to the type of music they enjoy most. Dressing and music are linked in the way an individual carries themselves, the way they walk and their general attitude towards life […]

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My musical journey _ discovering and nurturing my talent through musical gadgets

Published September 24, 2016

From the beginning of times, music has been an important element in different cultures, individuals and societies. Music serves a lot of purposes which helps us in our daily living. Today, music has advanced and is also being used for medical therapy. For instance, psychologists are using music to help patients cope better with depression naturally. Music is my favorite companion. It is in music where I find solace whenever I feel down. I have been fond of music for as long as I can remember. From my early memories, my first encounter with music was through an electronic piano […]

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The life of a musical instrumentalist _ from being a mere instrumentalist to becoming a performer

Published September 24, 2016

For many people, music is a way of life. Music inspires and calms down emotions. It also enables people to speak out their heart and minds in a positive way. One can enjoy the goodness of music by listening to one’s favorite music tracks, singing along to lyrics of different music tracks or even by playing various musical instruments such as guitars and pianos. It becomes more fulfilling for an artist if he can sing and also play a music instrument. An individual can begin their career in music by enrolling in music classes where they learn various aspects of […]

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