April 2016

IT-apr cover2 If there’s one thing you can say about Ed Sheeran, it’s that he’s not lazy.

Afropop - The many styles of Afropop were born when jazz, rock, and R&B met traditional African music.
The Savvy Drummer - Check out these videos to get a visual tutorial how to care for your kit.
The GRAMMYs Was Their Classroom - For 32 high schoolers, GRAMMY Week was jam-packed with new experiences.


  • Sounds of April 2016 - Listen to Frontrunner St. Vincent, cover artist Ed Sheeran, icon the Temptations, and more!
  • Robin Eubanks - The subject of this month’s Players, Robin Eubanks is a versatile trombonist with major credits to his name.
  • Microphone Basics - This month’s lesson teaches us some basics on the different types of microphones.
  • Meghan Trainor ⇠ Erroll Garner - See how pop star Meghan Trainor learned from the greats.
  • The Temptations - The Temptations produced major hits performing pop and later, soul-rock.

The Young Musician's Textbook