Off the Wall School of Music teacher, Leah T will be performing a very special set at the Fremont Abbey on Thursday, June 28th, 8pm-10:30pm. She will be making her Abbey debut featuring Steve Ryals on trumpet, clarinet, flute, and saxophone. This will be a night filled with entirely original music beginning with Heather […]
Jazz in Seattle has a long and rich history. Read our student Eric’s article about “Jackson Street After Hours” and the impact the community had on jazz music — and vice versa.
Oscar music week wraps up with a mammoth snub: The Beach Boys biopic, Love & Mercy. OUCH! But, hey, we’ve got rare studio footage of “Good Vibrations” (see if you can pick up on the mistake at 3:00.) We were going to talk about these guys anyway to mark the anniversary of the band’s 1970 concert in Seattle Center.
We are celebrating drums this month and we are turning our spotlight on one of our drumming students, 16-year-old Quentin! Read about all his awesome pets and his love of Nirvana. Some nice pics from last November’s recital, too.
By Eric Andrews, OTW Student Good Grief! It was 50 years ago! On December 9, 1965, a seminal Christmas tradition was unwittingly created when “A Charlie Brown Christmas” first aired on CBS. Unlike other Christmas classics – such as “It’s a Wonderful Life” and “A Christmas Story” – it was […]
EQUALS…. The Organistrum! Check out the music made on an “organistrum”, an instrument whose roots go back to 10th century Spain. The Organistrum mechanics are based on a hurdy gurdy, but played almost like a harpsichord, which is a direct ancestor of the piano, where the strings are plucked instead […]
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Are you interested in learning drums, but a little anxious about reading the music?? Check this quick reference video out!! Rob Litten from DrumsTheWord made the lesson. He did a great job explaining how to read music for drums. At Off the Wall we like to have students use videos […]
It is very easy to get carried away when playing music, especially when you are in the middle of a real kicking solo. Not only does it show in your playing, but it also shows on your face. Some players “feel” the music they are making in certain unique […]
The Bandits, a band from Rock Band Camp Summer 2014 created this music video to their cover of “Boulevard of Broken Dreams” Are you ready form your own band and rock and roll?? Everyone over 7 is welcome to join us at our 2015 Summer Rock Band Camp! […]