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Music resources and tips from School of Rock The Colony for all musicians. This will help The Colony students improve their musical proficiency and become successful performers.

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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guitar amp buying guide

Guitar Amp Buying Guide for Beginners

Guitar amps come in all shapes and sizes, with many options to choose from. In this guide, School of Rock breaks down guitar amp basics so you can find the perfect amp for your needs.

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reading drum notation

Drum Notation for Beginners

Drum notation is a form of writing down music specific to percussion instruments. By learning how to read drum notation, you’ll be able to quickly play a rhythm or drum beat, even if you’ve never heard it before.

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