"No Guitar Is Safe" with MI Guitar Instructor Jude Gold

July 28, 2015

MI Guitar Instructor Jude Gold is known for his unique fusing of funk, jazz, blues, country, and rock guitar approaches, a style that has landed him on stages around with world with everyone from classic rockers Jefferson Starship and Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth, to hip-hop legends 2 Live Crew and grounbreaking experimentalist DJ Spooky. 

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MI Drum Program Presents: Lessons with the Experts - Part 1

July 22, 2015

One of the biggest draws to MI's Drum Program is their elite squad of expert instructors.  These hardworking professional drummers are out in the music industry, performing on a diverse array of gigs, and then bringing their priceless experiece back to MI classrooms, where they share their skills with students.

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What the Modern Musician Needs to Know: 3 Areas to Master Now

July 21, 2015

Successful musicians don’t just sing or play an instrument. There's a whole range of skills--from music business and marketing to music production and recording--that are necessary to get ahead in today's competitive landscape.

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DAW Match-Up Part 4: The Pros & Cons of Apple Logic Pro X

July 16, 2015

It's our final entry in our DAW Match-Up series, after tackling Pro Tools, Reason and Ableton Live. Did we save the best music production software for last? Apple Logic Pro X ($199) has some of the most goodies to offer for the price. Yet nothing can be all things to all people. Where do you land?

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DAW Match-Up Part 3: The Pros & Cons of Ableton Live 9

July 14, 2015

To help you navigate all the different DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) programs for music production out there, we've put together a Pros & Cons series for four of the major DAWs: Pro Tools 12, Propellerhead Reason 8, Logic Pro X and Ableton Live 9.

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MI Guitar Craft Academy Is Coming to Nashville

July 10, 2015

Here's the big news at this year's Summer NAMM: Musicians Institute has announced that Guitar Craft Academy Nashville is coming soon!
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