The Musicians Online Handbook


"Without craftsmanship, inspiration is merely a reed shaken in the wind." Johannes Brahms

A Unique Musical History

How did we get here? Where are we going? Music finally reveals its story.

Tools of the trade

What do I do now? Blow Strum Pick Slide Beat Rattle & Shake It To Death.

A Language All Our Own

What's the difference? A note is seen. A tone is heard. See the note. Play the tone.


Don't be misled. We'll play in any style, way, shape, or form but only if it's true.

everything has purpose

Pondering the meaning of it all? Even purpose has many definitions.

music video movies news

Just wandering around wondering? We don't mind giving you something to do. is not here to promote performers but rather what performers do. It's for showcasing music and song more than anything else. We work for the song; to make it stand for something; give it direction and a meaningful message; to leave something of value in this messed up world.. if we can. Lord knows somebody needs to.

As a child still learning, one day I got frustrated at all the symbols and odd looking words staring at me that were so alien, I ended up scratching my head. I came up with the idea of creating a publication that would make the process for musical students a tad easier. It would have to be as simple as our young minds so as to be absorbed quickly as well as outline all the complicated scribblings set before me. I wanted it compact yet thorough to carry us through our years of study and into performance. It had to be accurate and discernable. Then my idea grew and came to life in

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