Good morning, Thursday and day 7 of NaBloPoMo! If you aren’t sure what that is then click through! The quick 411 is that it is a blogging practice for the 30 days of November. No matter what type of creative you are, working on a form different from the one you usually practice brings about more creative juices. And, who amongst you couldn’t use a bit more of the juice?! 😉 This time I’m not talking about Chardonnay! Chardonnay?! Are we talking about yummy buttery, dry, bold, perhaps Rombauer Chardonnay at 9am?! Mmmmmmmmmmm……..uh…..oh my…..
Phew! You almost lost me for a moment…Ok, back on track…(✿◠‿◠)♫❤
Today’s topic is your favorite music apps! Here are mine:
Musicnotes – from Musicnotes.com
Pianist – there are a bunch of piano apps, I just happen to like this one best!
Music and iTunes Store – since I have, love and worship my iPhone (currently saving for the 5S) these 2 are staples!
Voice Memos – also the built in app for the iPhone has an update that is out – of – this – world! You can now edit your memo! I use this incessantly for rehearsals with my curvy girls, Dangerous Curves! Now with the new edit feature, it may just become my MOST used app!
Video – not a music app, but I video myself and my students regularly, so it sits here in my music folder.
Tempo – my absolute fave metronome! for piano practice and singing it has the most choices and is quick and easy to use with lots of features.
iRealPro – for those who are true musicians, this is the Real Book, put together by real musicians. This is an absolute must and is almost my most used app. Currently, I have over 1500 songs in chart form and all keys! It even has a built in player for rehearsal! LOVE this app!
Spotify – is a wonderful app for music and yes, I do have the premium account which gives great flexibility. I have found so much great material on here and without having to purchase each song until I know I love it! Another one of this chicksinger’s faves!
Here is a screen shot of my iPhone music folder :
Today’s thankfulness thought? OF course! I’m thankful for all the brilliant creatives who made these fantastic apps which make my music life, better, easier and smarter! You thought I was gonna say, Chardonnay, didn’t you?!
“Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.” – Benjamin Franklin