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    Posted 4 years ago

    Fun Electric Guitar Facts

    Everyone knows about guitars, right? Well, even though the guitar is one of the most popular instruments, we've discovered some fun facts that will surprise even the most knowledgeable guitar experts out there. Some of these guitar facts definitely surprised us! Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction. For example, who would think that a guitar, especially an old beat up one, would fetch nearly one million dollars at auction! Wowza...

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  • Group of Kids

    Posted 4 years ago

    Best Electric Guitars for Kids

    So, your child has her heart set on jamming out on the electric guitar. Now, you’ve just got to decide which one to buy. We get asked this question a lot, by a lot of our parents, so we've put together a short list of the best electric guitars for kids. We've considered lots of different things like getting the right price, having the right sound, and how the instrument will fit comfortably in your child's arms. Check them out!

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  • Posted 4 years ago

    Would My Child Benefit from Music Lessons?

    Well, the short answer is yes! Of course! But, let's examine a few more details about what exactly music lessons can offer your child that you probably don't know. And, in this post, we'll even throw in a special introductory offer for new customers that take the plunge into getting their special child some good music lessons. Check out this post for more details!

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  • Posted 4 years ago

    Boost Brainpower Through Music

    Looking for a sure-fire way to turbo charge your child's brain? The answer is as simple as music! In this post, we'll discuss a few ways that playing music, and taking music lesson can boost your child's mental, auditory, and motor functions all at the same time! Also, check out the video inside and you'll see that music lessons really can super-charge your child's mind!

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  • Posted 4 years ago

    Difference Between Samba and Bossa Nova

    In this post, we'll take a detailed look at two very popular forms of music originating from Latin America. We'll take a quick trip into learning about the birth of these two forms, how they are alike, but mostly how they are different. After reading, you'll be able to look for and pick out the samba and bossa nova influences in popular music today.

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  • Autism and Perfect Pitch

    Posted 4 years ago

    10 Surprising Facts About Music and Autism

    We recently learned an absolutely amazing statistic about a hidden talent that resides in autistic children. When I first came across this fact, I didn't think that it could possibly be true. Well, after doing more research into Autism we discovered that while only .0001% of the general population possesses this talent, a whopping 60% of Autistic kids do have it! Just click on this story and you'll find out what this unique talent is.

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  • Boost Brain Power

    Posted 5 years ago

    Music Mind Games

    B&B Music Lessons is always looking to improve our standards of teaching. We discovered that Music Mind Games is a wonderful resource for aiding teachers and their students in the art of teaching music. Our focus has always focused on creative and fun lessons so Music Mind Games is a perfect fit for our approach to music lessons. In this post, we'll describe how Music Mind Games works, and how they will help improve your child's lessons.

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  • Posted 5 years ago

    Nylon Strings vs. Steel Strings

    When buying your first guitar, it can often come as a surprise as to how many choices you have. You can choose body style, sound quality, and the materials that your guitar is made of. A lot of people get stuck particularly on what kind of strings to buy for their guitar. B&B Music Lessons is here to assist you! We've outlined a few of the differences between steel strings and nylon strings to help get you pointed in the right direction!

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  • Posted 5 years ago

    Renting Stringed Instruments in the DC Area

    We've been providing lessons for stringed instruments for ten years now. Over the years we have learned which rental services are the best to work with. B&B is careful to work with suppliers who share our values of honesty, integrity and most importantly our commitment to the success of each student. In this article we are sharing with you the top three rental businesses in the DC area and we're confident you will be happy with them too.

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  • Posted 5 years ago

    Purchasing a Keyboard For Beginners and Experts

    It's always a good idea to have your own piano for practicing at home, even if you plan on taking lessons at a music studio. If you aren't ready to purchase a real piano, a keyboard or digital piano is a good option (renting a real piano is also an option). Here are some of our recommendations for buying a keyboard or digital pianos in the Washington, DC area.

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