May 2015

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Learn more about topics covered in the May 2015 issue of In Tune.




Bonus Content for Students:

Songs from the May Issue - Listen to selections from Echosmith, the Pretenders, Al Green and more
Tropical Styles - In this month’s Techniques, we explore the summery sounds of reggae, ska, reggaeton, calypso, and bossa nova.
Fifth Harmony’s Inspirations - In this month’s Influences, we follow the sound of Fifth Harmony’s all-female pop group style back to its roots in one of the first all-girl pop groups, the Shirelles.
Notables: Mason Gainer - The guitarist of up-and-coming rock band Bad Seed Rising, 15-year-old Mason Gainer says there’s nothing else he’d rather be doing than playing guitar.
Lesson of the Month - The winner of music competitions throughout Europe, Alessandro Carbonare is the principal clarinetist in the French National Orchestra

Additional Links:

Music News:

» RaeLynn Hits the Road for Music Education
» Learn from Pros on the Warped Tour
» Music Teacher Wins Singer-Songwriting Prize
» Yamaha Hybrid Drum Kit
» A Plug for Hearing Safety
» Flying Colors
» Singing with the Stars


» Online: Alan Lomax Archive
» Film: Pitch Perfect 2


» Icon: The Pretenders
» Write Stuff: Martin Johnson
» Players: Bryan Dawley
» Influences: Fifth Harmony to the Shirelles
» Places: The National Music Museum