Monthly Archives: February 2013

The women’s music book, so far

I’m writing a book about the early days of women’s music, especially the performers of the 70’s and 80’s. The rest of the industry will be represented, too.  I started this enormous endeavor in 2011, not long after Therese Edell … Continue reading

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How do I know what guitar strum to choose?

I get this question all the time from students. They watch a video of their favorite song and try to discern what the guitarist’s right hand is doing. Sometimes that works, but too often it’s a video made with some … Continue reading

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Enhancing creativity and staying healthy with yoga

This week’s blog post is by guest writer Anne Domitrovits. “Like music, yoga is a journey, one that is long enough so you keep developing and keep learning. I don’t see an end to it…yoga is an important part of … Continue reading

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Big talent trumpet player Tiny Davis: from Sweetheart to Hell Diver

This week’s post was written by guest writer JD Doyle, an expert in LGBT music. *********Ya gotta love a woman who names her band the Hell Divers. But that’s just a delicious morsel of her musical history. That was Ernestine … Continue reading

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