Entries by Joseph

The Philadelphia Trumpet

The Philadelphia Trumpet news magazine presents current events in connection with Bible prophecy. The Trumpet traces its roots back to a previous magazine, the Plain Truth. Editor Herbert Armstrong founded the Plain Truth in 1934 with a similar purpose: to highlight correlations between modern world news and passages in the Bible. In 1985, the Plain […]

Atlanta Artist’s Paintings Celebrate The Jazz Experience

As a painter, Corey Barksdale’s work is continually inspired by jazz. “It frees me to do what I feel when I’m painting,” Barksdale says. When he’s in the studio creating, he often listens to jazz greats like Charlie Parker, Miles Davis and John Coltrane. The result is a stunning collection of more than 30 paintings […]

Acoustic Guitar Solo Instrumentals

Acoustic guitar solos make up a slice of a musical genre that has all but vanished from popular music – instrumentals. By instrumentals I mean music that is composed and played by a human using musical instruments rather than techno instrumentals that may not be composed and played in the traditional way. Not that there’s […]

Baritone horn

Construction and general characteristics Key The baritone is pitched in concert B, meaning that when no valves are in use the instrument will produce partials of the B harmonic series. Music for the baritone horn can be written on both the bass clef and the treble clef. When reading from the bass clef, the baritone […]

Shofar Sounds

The fact that the shofar has been used since antiquity in the marking of sacred rituals has largely contributed to the mystery that surrounds the instrument. Of all types of shofar, the rams horn shofar is the most preferred ideally because it was a ram that was sacrificially slaughtered by the patriarch Abraham instead of […]

Learning how to blow a Shofar

The fact that the Shofars have been used since antiquity in the marking of sacred rituals has largely contributed to the mystery that surrounds the instrument. Of all types of Shofar, the ram’s horn Shofar is the most preferred ideally because it was a ram that was sacrificially slaughtered by the patriarch Abraham instead of […]

The History And Characteristics Of The Jazz Combo

Jazz is an American art form whose roots date back to the mid-19th century slave songs and chants. The early 20th century saw the art form blossom as instrumental music in the southern United States, mainly along the Mississippi river and specifically New Orleans, Louisiana. Early instrumental jazz combos of New Orleans varied in instrumentation. […]

The Musical Dynamics of The Orchestra

The great pipe organs are marvels for variety of tonal coloring. The pipe organ manual has more “stops” to pull and more gadgets to work than the dash of an airplane or the control room of a submarine. But the orchestra excels even the pipe organ in the variety of beauty of its tonal coloring […]

Protec Cases Custom Cases For Your Musical Instruments

There are few things you value the most and you would want it to last for a lifetime. One such treasured possession is your musical instruments. In order to protect your musical gears from scratches and other damages, you definitely need quality cases. Instrument cases are the best way to protect your musical instruments from […]

The Mambo: The Cuban Rhythm That Makes Feet Dance

The mambo is a Cuban genre of music and dance that combines traditional Cuban music with the highly Americanized forms of swing and big band. It’s a very syncopated type of music, a style that finds its footing in rhythm as opposed to melody (though melody, of course, plays its role). Mambo is always played […]