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I first learned about paradiddles from Buddy Emmons.  He had a small board with ten short strings attached that he would use for warm up before a show. With this “Speed PiK”, by EZELL & HAWKINS, one could sit anywhere … Continue reading

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Excerpt from "Guitar Zero"

Hello parents of music students!  Gary Marcus writes in his book “Guitar Zero” (The Science of Becoming Musical at Any Age): “In studies of musical achievement, the one factor besides amount of practice that consistently predicts achievement is not whether … Continue reading

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