A version of a popular song by a performer other than the original artist.
Combining contrasting styles into a new, unique style.
Music that exemplifies an uncoventional approach to a traditional style.
An acronym for Musical instrument Digital Interface, a communication protocol.
Records and plays back ambient sounds, often on different pitches.
Automates the control of MIDI equipment.
Hardware that contains synthesized and campled sounds on a hard drive or memory chip.
Same as a violin
a string instrument heard in Appalachian mountain and bluegrass music.
also called a blues harp. It is heard in everything from cowboy music to blues.
Often heard in Tex-Mex, Cajun, Zydeco, and polka bands.
Performing a song from one style to a new or different style
A style of piano playing in which the left hand moves on each beat, "striding" between low notes on strong beats and higher-pitched chords on weak beats.
Songs about love gone wrong or other complaints in a humorous or sarcastic way staring in the South.