Guitarists: Spice Up Your Pentatonic Licks With Just Two Notes – Guest Blog by MG Tutor James Barratt

Don't bore yourself and your audience (whoever they are) playing the same old patterns and licks! I’m going to show you two simple ways of adding extra 🌶‘flavour’🌶 to your pentatonic licks. You'll be able to follow this with basic knowledge of the minor pentatonic scale, which to remind you goes Minor Pentatonic: Root - flat [...]

By | 2016-11-25T12:58:28+00:00 October 27th, 2016|Artists, Think pieces|0 Comments

Peak Practice – 7 Essential Practice Hacks from Music Gurus

We know what it’s like. You planned to practise your blues scales in every key, to have nailed each Goldberg Variation backwards. But you forgot it was your turn to walk the dog, or that the cousin whom you never really liked is coming to stay (again!?). Your practice time is precious, so at MusicGurus [...]

By | 2016-11-25T12:44:04+00:00 October 13th, 2016|Think pieces|2 Comments

4 Reasons why music education is dying.

Music education poses a countless list of benefits, enchanting your social experience and your capacity to think. Your experience in music education depends on the quality of your tutor, size of the classrooms and what region you study in to name a few. The quality of conventional music education, or satisfaction from students however have been [...]

By | 2016-11-25T12:42:29+00:00 January 25th, 2016|Think pieces|0 Comments