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OPTIMIZING ZOOM FOR SCHOOL OF ROCK REMOTE

Zoom, the video conferencing app, we use for School of Rock Remote, our online lesson offering, offers advanced audio features that can greatly improve the quality of your video lessons. Learn how to optimize your lesson space and audio settings to get the most out of School of Rock Remote.

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Rage Against the Machine

Celebrating Black Artists: Part 5

In this article, we will celebrate Black artists and groups who were influential in shaping Rock music. These artists and bands started their careers in the early '70s through the '90s, beginning with Bill Withers and ending with Gary Clark, Jr.

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Bob Marley

Celebrating Black Artists: Part 4

In this article, we celebrate Black artists and groups who were influential in shaping both Rock and popular music. These artists and bands started their careers in the early 60s through the late 60s, beginning with Bob Marley and ending with Phil Lynott from Thin Lizzy.

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Tina Turner

Celebrating Black Artists: Part 3

In this spotlight article, we celebrate Black artists and individuals who were influential in shaping Rock music and popular music more broadly. These particular individuals started their careers in the mid 50s through the early 60s, starting with Diana Ross and The Supremes and ending with Larry Graham.

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Etta James

Celebrating Black Artists: Part 2

In this article, we acknowledge rock and popular music’s 11 most influential and significant Black artists and figures who started their music careers from the late 1940s through the mid-50s. We begin with Little Richard and take you up to Aretha Franklin.

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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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