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Making Your Own “Funk” - Check out different ways to play Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars’ huge hit.
The Power of 12 - It sounds weird, but 12-tone music can change the way you hear.
Fabled Flutists - See and hear some of the all-time great players of this venerable instrument.
- The Sounds of December 2016 - Listen to Frontrunner Izzy Bizu, Icon Sister Rosetta Tharpe, cover artist Shawn Mendes, and more!
- Listening List: December 2016 - Listen to the podcast and stream all 10 selections from the December 2016 edition of the Listening List.
- Influences: Bon Iver ⇠ Paul Robeson - A diverse chain leads us from modern alt-folk to classic Broadway.
- A Swinging Sister - Sister Rosetta Tharpe was a powerhouse gospel performer whose music foreshadowed rock ‘n’ roll.
- Terry Bozzio and “The Beast” - The man behind what may just be the world’s most massive set of drums shows how it’s put together.
- Palming the Sax - The palm keys on a saxophone can be tricky to use.
- Chords in Motion - Our new favorite online destination is a chord arpeggiator page created by web developer Jake Albaugh.
- Raul Midón’s Mouth Trumpet - If you closed your eyes, you’d swear that this video contained real trumpet playing.