Aaron Jonah Lewis

The Ears and Eyes of America How I found out about the Corn Potato String Band is another mystery. I’m glad I did!  These guys are simply astonishing. They have an unusual, eclectic selection of music for one thing. They remind me of the Uncle Walts Band sort of...

Use a Metronome

Use a Metronome You may think you have good timing. Trust me, it can be better. If you don’t have a metronome, please purchase one. It’s an invaluable tool. A metronome is a device that produces a steady beat. You should be able to purchase one online or...

Practice Slow

 Practice…but slowly The tendency I see with my students is they want to play the tune up to tempo immediately. This doesn’t work. You must practice very, very slowly. By doing this you’ll hear where you are having trouble in different parts of the...