web analytics

Arts and Music posts

Blog

Manuel Marino Music Composer

Follow on LinkedIn

Ask me to create

a Cinematic Soundtrack

for your Game or Film!
Manuel Marino Music Blog

3d ArtArtsAudioBassBusinessCultureDrumsFluteGamesGuitarHobbiesInternetMasteringMoviesMusicPaintingPhilosophyPianoTechnologyViolinVoiceWritings

Manuel is a passionate, driven, and techsavvy AV technician, artist and music composer with over ten years of experience, specializing in the captivating world of music and entertainment.

Manuel is an expert in creating soundtracks for short filmsfeature films and video games.

Manuel Music Blog is a diverse digital platform where creativity and intellect converge, covering a wide range of topics from 3D Art to Music, and Technology to Philosophy.

It’s a collaborative space that features the insights of both Manuel, contributors and participants, appealing to enthusiasts across various fields.

With dedicated sections for different arts, instruments, and cultural reflections, this blog serves as a rich resource for those seeking inspiration, knowledge, and a deep dive into the myriad aspects of artistic and technological exploration.

You can find our Privacy Policy here: https://manuelmarino.com/blog/privacy-policy/

You can find our Terms of Service here: https://manuelmarino.com/blog/terms-of-service/

A Sneak Peek At The Top Five Best Jazz Trumpeters Of All Time

IMG_2702s
Photo by Philip Talmage

The greatest jazz trumpeters of all time are featured on this list due to their significant contributions to the world of jazz and other genres of music. Each of these individuals has brought their unique style and forever altered the landscape of music. The artistic works created by these gentlemen continue to influence both contemporary and established musicians worldwide.

Louis Armstrong, born in New Orleans in 1901, began his career playing the cornet before transitioning to the trumpet. He produced some of his most iconic work while playing this instrument and remains highly influential to musicians across the globe. His legacy is remembered for its profound impact on the world of music Set Everything to Music - As a music enthusiast, you undoubtedly appreciate the excitement of discovering new artists, sounds, or instruments. Some people may have a preference for specific genres, such as classic rock, jazz, blues, pop, country, soul, classical, show tunes, or heavy metal, while others enjoy a diverse range of styles. Regardless of your taste, there's always something… .

The legendary Miles Davis began playing the trumpet at the age of 12 and quickly immersed himself in the club scene. He went …

...Read the rest.

“A Sneak Peek At The Top Five Best Jazz Trumpeters Of All Time”

4 Greatest Guitarists in Recent History

Rock And Roll
Photo by sausyn

Identifying a definitive list in this category is not an easy task. There are certainly numerous names to consider, and debates often arise regarding who should be included or excluded, or who should be ranked first.

However, personally, I believe there are four names that truly define guitar playing Strumming Practicing The Guitar - Practicing the guitar takes time and dedication. Learning to play the instrument requires consistent practice, but it doesn't guarantee that you'll become a rock star. Nonetheless, with regular practice and skill development, you can still achieve proficiency. There are two methods to start strumming a guitar: using your fingers or using a pick. Find a… as we know it today. Each of these individuals has had a profound influence on music and on aspiring guitarists who seek to follow in their footsteps.

I highly recommend appreciating this collection in no particular order. There is no number one here.

Steve Vai, born on June 6th, 1960 in Carle Place, USA, is renowned for his virtuosity in the world of guitar music Ibanez Acoustic Guitars - Ibanez acoustic guitars are among the leading guitar brands in the market. These guitars are incredibly versatile and cater

...Read the rest.

“4 Greatest Guitarists in Recent History”

Create Music with Wind Instruments

Musicians
Photo by TechSavi

Music enhances our lives and has a profound impact on our emotions. If you have a passion for collecting instruments and transforming a space into a mini music sanctuary, then you are likely drawn to wind instruments. These instruments are highly popular, and if you wish to learn how to play them, you need to be dedicated. By playing wind instruments, you can create beautiful music and make better use of your free time.

If you possess the talent to easily learn and play multiple instruments, particularly wind instruments, make the most of it and utilize your gift. Being proficient in multiple instruments makes you a unique individual. Embrace and take pride in this gift, and seek ways to excel further. Collecting musical instruments is a great motivation for learning different wind instruments. Start with the easiest group of instruments you have and gradually progress to more complex ones as you assess your progress.

There are four common wind instruments you can start learning: the tuba, trumpet, flute, and trombone. These instruments add character to various bands and orchestras, enhancing music for entertainment, live performances, and other occasions. These wind instruments are essential and irreplaceable, regardless of …

...Read the rest.

“Create Music with Wind Instruments”

SADE at ACC – An Earth Shaking Performance

opposites attract
Photo by Esther17

Sade Adu, the lead singer of the band SADE, made a remarkable comeback to the stage after more than a decade off the radar. Her previous albums, “Diamond Life” (1984) and “Lovers Rock” (2000), have become timeless additions to the collections of soul and soft rock fans worldwide. Finally, last evening, her fans had the opportunity to see her live at the Toronto Air Canada Center.

I will never forget this show. It was absolutely mind-blowing!

John Legend and his band kicked off the evening with a set of touching and soulful rhythms, creating a perfect romantic atmosphere in anticipation of Sade’s performance. People were on their feet, dancing Trance Music - Free Flowing Electronica - Have you ever found yourself dancing in a club, utterly absorbed in the melody, feeling as if the trance music is flowing through you and guiding your body's movements? This is an experience I've had numerous times during carefree nights at local techno clubs I've often wondered which type of techno generates this unforgettable sensation… and singing, eagerly awaiting her arrival. With her great voice, terrific music, and beautiful stage decor in a 50s prom night style, everything was fantastic and …

...Read the rest.

“SADE at ACC – An Earth Shaking Performance”

The Most Famous Harmonica Players of all times

Day Ninety One
Photo by Isaac Singleton Photography

The harmonica was invented in the early 19th century, shortly after the first free reed instruments were introduced in European countries around 1820. However, free reed instruments like the Sheng had already been popular in East Asian countries for many decades. While Christian Friedrich Ludwig Buschmann is often credited with inventing the harmonica, there were other inventors who had also created similar free reed instruments during the same period.

Since its early days, the harmonica had been a reasonably popular musical instrument, but its popularity soared when Hohner began manufacturing harmonicas and exporting them to North America. It is even believed that President Abraham Lincoln carried a harmonica in his pocket, and harmonicas were also provided to soldiers during the American Civil War.

The first recorded harmonica tracks were produced in the 1920s in the United States. There were solo recordings by DeFord Bailey, as well as duo tracks with guitarists Walter Horton, Hammie Nixon, and Sonny Terry. During this time, harmonicas were mostly seen as a toy for the less privileged.

The remarkable versatility of the harmonica came to the forefront in the 1930s when Larry Adler, an American harmonica player, performed some remarkable …

...Read the rest.

“The Most Famous Harmonica Players of all times”