Pros and cons of playing with a click or metronome
I stumbled across an interesting question on the internet, as to why a classical piano teacher would ban the metronome ... a quick Google search unearthed a body of debate around criticism of metronome use that dates back hundreds of years.
As someone who has fun programming drum tracks, the question 'whether to use a metronome' . . .
Quick scan of a few musical notation libraries
A few JS libraries for guitar / musical notation...
JTab looks cool - nice basic block tab, but crazy markup?! Would have preferred 7.2/x/etc.
Groove Mechanic v clean tabs and scale diagrams, without finger numbering
Vexflow not sure why this is 'vexing' to anyone, the tab looks wonderful!
Joe keeps it really simple!
An hour of great guitar tips from the late great virtuoso jazzer Joe Pass. Joe's minimalistic chord forms are applicable to (and found in) many styles of music -
The video is available now on DVD with additional material, chord and exercise booklet, check out Joe Pass: The Blue Side Of Jazz