Andante A music direction indicating to perform at moderate speed (walking pace). Typically around 75 – 108 beats per minute (BPM).    


Allegro A music direction indicating to perform at a fast speed Typically around 120-160 beats per minute (BPM).    


Accent/Accented An Accent is when an emphasis is placed on a particular note, set of notes or chord. This is represented by an accent mark. Additional Information There are many different types of accent markings and they each have a […]


Adagio A music direction indicating to perform in slow time. Typically around 60-80 beats per minute (BPM).    

Acoustic Guitar

Acoustic Guitar A guitar which has a hollow body which amplifies the string vibrations to make a sound.   The guitar consists of multiple parts: Neck Body String Soundhole Bridge Fretboard Tuning Peg   Guitar Neck: The connection between the […]


Samba Samba is a type of popular dance music with infectious rhythms. These rhythms are driven by a large percussion section and it’s syncopated rhythms. It developed as urban music in the late 19th and early 20th centuries in the […]


Salsa A Latin American Style of Music that originated in Cuba Salsa music is normally danced in pairs. The most important element of salsa is the rhythm which is provided by a large percussion section.