51 Types of Music - musiclessonscalifornia.com - brendamueller

Different Types of Music Genres

What is Genre? A category of artistic composition, as in music or literature, characterized by similarities in form, style, or subject matter. Musical genres There are so many types of genres in music. How do you choose? We all gravitate to music that speaks to us and makes us feel good. A style of music … Continue reading Different Types of Music Genres

September 23rd is Ray Charles' Birthday - musiclessonscalifornia.com - brenda mueller

Happy Birthday Ray!

By Victor Diaz Lamich, CC BY 3.0, Link Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004), known professionally as Ray Charles, was an American singer-songwriter, musician, and composer. Among friends and fellow musicians he preferred being called "Brother Ray." He was often referred to as "The Genius." Charles was blind from the age of seven. I love … Continue reading Happy Birthday Ray!

Happy Birthday Joan Jett! - musiclessonscalifornia.com - brenda mueller

Happy Birthday Joan!

It's rocker Joan Jett's birthday today! Joan is an American rock singer, songwriter, composer, musician, record producer and occasional actress. She is best known for her work as the frontwoman of her band, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, preceded by success with the Runaways, including the hit song "Cherry Bomb". The Blackhearts' song "I Love Rock 'n Roll" was … Continue reading Happy Birthday Joan!