Player Blogs

Drum Heads by Ryan Smith

  Connect with Ryan Smith on Facebook   or through email DRUM HEADS! I think it is time to talk about drum heads. Why do I suggest to all of my drum customers that they should...

The NAMM Crew has Returned Home!

Seven Beacock Music employees recently went to The NAMM Show in Anaheim.  NAMM stands for National Association of Music Merchants, and they have multiple conventions every year, but the largest is in the Anaheim Convention...

Music is everywhere- even Disneyland! by Ryan Smith

  Connect with Ryan Smith on Facebook   or through email I expected a lot of things from a family road trip to Disneyland that I am freshly back from. I expected lots of screaming in...

Visiting Schools by Ryan Smith

  Connect with Ryan Smith on Facebook   or through email It has been awhile since I have written anything or filled everyone in on what I have been doing and I could not think of...

Be Prepared by Wayne Thompson

Murphy's Law. We all know it and it especially seems to happen when you are on a gig that you had to drive a long distance to get to. When I was first starting to do gigs...

Gayle Beacock wins The 2015 She Rocks Award

Gearing up for its third consecutive year, the She Rocks Awards pays tribute to women who display leadership and stand out within the music industry, and has become a standard at the NAMM Show. Gayle...

Learning Something New by Ryan Smith

  Connect with Ryan Smith on Facebook   or through email Those of you who know me know that I love learning new things. Especially how to fix things, it is instantly gratifying to take something...

Pedal Boards- They are not Just for Guitar Players

  Connect with Wayne Thompson on Facebook   or through email Continuing with the idea of working smarter not harder from my last blog I thought I would talk about how keyboard players can make their...

Getting Ready for Back to School by Keith Dwiggins

  Connect with Keith Dwiggins on Facebook   or through email It is hard to believe back to school season is almost upon us. Well for me, back to school season has been in full swing...

Summer Workshops Were a Blast! by Lynette Jensen

This summer we had our first series of free-to-students Summer Workshops and I'm not sure who had more fun; our staff or the students! The workshops ranged from "How To Have Recorder Fun", "How To...