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Music resources and tips from School of Rock Encinitas for all musicians. This will help Encinitas students improve their musical proficiency and become successful performers.

BB King playing guitar

Celebrating Black Artists: Part 1

In this article, we will celebrate some of rock music’s earliest artists and influencers. Many of these artists were inspired by musicians that came from other genres, such as blues, folk, jazz, and gospel. You will find these inspirations in most of the artists listed below. In addition to their biographies, be sure to check out their notable songs and what popular artists or bands they are known to have directly influenced.

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Piano chords for beginners.

Piano Chords for Beginners

When it comes to playing the piano, pianists have thousands of chords to select from, with some chords being more popular than others. In fact, there are very few songs that don’t use chords in some way, especially in rock music!

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Tuning a drum set for performance.

How to Tune Your Drums

Detailed instructions for tuning a drum kit including snare, toms, and kick drum. Plus, learn names of drum parts and how to tune for different music styles.

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reading drum notation

Drum Notation for Beginners

Drum notation is a form of writing down music specific to percussion instruments. By learning how to read drum notation, you’ll be able to quickly play a rhythm or drum beat, even if you’ve never heard it before.

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