Archive for August, 2012

Music Makes You Smarter!

Did you know:

* 85 percent of Americans who don’t play an instrument wish they had learned to play one  (2009 Gallup Poll)

* 96 percent of public school principals believe that participating in music education encourages and motivates students to stay in school longer (Harris Poll)

* Students in music appreciation scored 63 points higher on verbal and 44 points higher on math than students with no arts participation (College-Bound Seniors National Report)

* Students in the arts are found to be more cooperative with teachers and peers, more self confident and better able to express ideas (Columbia University – The Arts Education Partnership)

Wechter Pathmaker Deluxe Thinline Acoustic Electric

Wechter PM-3140TE

Whether you’re plugged in or playing acoustically, the Wechter Pathmaker PM-3140TE Deluxe Thinline acoustic electric guitar is designed from the ground up to give you excellent playing feel and great tone.

 

The unique double cutaway design of the Pathmaker gives you ample access to the upper frets, without sacrificing tone or structural integrity, and it’s perfect for live performance or songwriting sessions.

 

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Wechter PM7310

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BOSS eBand JS-10 Audio Player With Effects

BOSS JS10

The BOSS JS-10 eBand is a new-Generation Jam Band that let’s you easily change the tempo (speed) and key signature of the songs or licks you’re learning, and still maintain a high-quality sound. You can also loop and repeat sections of a song, and slow down the fast parts to analyze, learn, and play along.

With the eBand JS10, you can jam to a great variety of onboard song tracks, audio loops, and you can even add your own favorite songs via USB or SD media. It’s compact and travel friendly, and features an innovative onboard 2.1 speaker system with full-frequency sound.

If you have Paul Gilbert’s technique and ear, you don’t need the BOSS eBand JS-10, but if you’re like the rest of us, you do.

 

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BOSS Effects

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Yamaha THR-10