Let’s Talk Flutes! By Katie (Work Experience)

The flute is a delicate, standard orchestral instrument.  It is in treble clef or ‘G’ clef (as it’s sometimes called) and has a range from a middle C onward. If you purchase the right attachment, you can also reach the B…

Fender Flea Signature Jazz Bass Review / By Nic Keeble

Flea’s Signature Jazz Bass arrived here at Music World Ipswich last week and I’ve been sitting, staring in absolute awe at this beautiful piece of craftsmanship, struggling to locate the words to give this instrument the…

Oh, How We Love A Gretsch! By Rob (Work Experience)

Founded by Friedrich Gretsch, the first model was crafted in 1883. The company began as a small shop located in New York. After passing away in 1895, the business was left to his son, Fred Gretsch. After creating a well known,…

Sam (work experience dude) talks Telecaster!

In 1950 the first telecaster was released under the name Broadcaster. At the time, Gretsch sold a line of drum kits named Broadkaster.  They threatened to sue Fender for the copyright of the name unless they immediately changed…

Jack’s (work experience dude) drumming tips!

 When starting out playing the drums choosing whether to buy a kit or not is a difficult task. A drum kit is a very loud instrument (if you hadn’t noticed!) and certain neighbours or family members…

Electric guitars-The Fender Stratocaster

In this blog series I will be looking at a variety of electrics, giving a brief history, the attributes of each particular type, the styles of music the guitar is particularly suited for and a few famous…

Learning guitar: what guitar to buy?!

Choosing your first guitar can be a daunting challenge! You may not know to much about the instrument and with all the different makes, models, types, shapes and size of guitars available it can be a bit of minefield. This short…

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