The most important feature of the Guitar Fretboard

There are elements of music theory that apply to all western-based music compositions and instruments. One of these is the “semitone”. The most common definition of the semitone is that it is “the smallest musical interval commonly used in western tonal music”. Instruments used in western music such as the piano, guitar, trumpet, etc. all

The 7 Fret Rule

Octave Patterns on the Guitar Fretboard Here are several factors you need to understand about the guitar to appreciate the Octave Patterns on the Guitar Fretboard. First, each fret raises (or lowers) the pitch of a string by a semi-tone. Second, there are 12 semi-tones in an octave. So the 12th fret is the Octave

A Bit of Ukulele History

A little bit of uke history The ukulele is by no means an old or ancient instrument. One of the earliest appearances of the word ukulele in print was in 1907 when the ukulele was mentioned in a catalogue of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The ukulele was developed in the 1880s, based on several