4Jibaro Friends

Celebrate the origin and the intricacies of the riveting facets of Puerto Rican folkloric music.

Guide to Buying Your First Cuatro

Cuatros are one of the most sensitive instruments out there in terms of the ways in which their performance can be impeded. They are also one of the most lovely of all instruments. They are beautiful to look at, and they are wonderful to listen to and play. When assessing the quality of a cuatro,...

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Learning To Be A Pro Isn’t A Hard Nut To Crack!

Do you play a musical instrument and want to master it? Are you tired of practicing the same thing over and over again without seeing any improvement? Worry not, as we are here to help you with some tips that will make you a pro. The very first and most important thing you need to do is identify...

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Ten Tips for Better Practicing

#1: The 10,000-hour rule. Scientists have proven these are the hours required to master anything, which is about three hours per day for ten years. There's no short cut. #2: Eliminate distractions. No TV in the background. Turn off phone and mobile devices. Ask people around you to respect your...

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Stage Fright - A Detailed Definition And How To Deal With It.

When was the last time you performed on a stage or had an audition? Do you remember that sick feeling in your stomach that almost made you run away to God knows where and never face people again? The cold beads of sweat rolling down your forehead, butterflies in your stomach, sweaty hands,...

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