'ZDNET Recommends': What exactly does it mean?
ZDNET's recommendations are based on many hours of testing, research, and comparison shopping. We gather data from the best available sources, including vendor and retailer listings as well as other relevant and independent reviews sites. And we pore over customer reviews to find out what matters to real people who already own and use the products and services we’re assessing.
When you click through from our site to a retailer and buy a product or service, we may earn affiliate commissions. This helps support our work, but does not affect what we cover or how, and it does not affect the price you pay. Neither ZDNET nor the author are compensated for these independent reviews. Indeed, we follow strict guidelines that ensure our editorial content is never influenced by advertisers.
ZDNET's editorial team writes on behalf of you, our reader. Our goal is to deliver the most accurate information and the most knowledgeable advice possible in order to help you make smarter buying decisions on tech gear and a wide array of products and services. Our editors thoroughly review and fact-check every article to ensure that our content meets the highest standards. If we have made an error or published misleading information, we will correct or clarify the article. If you see inaccuracies in our content, please report the mistake via this form.
Music is both a relaxing pastime and a way to cultivate your mind by giving it new challenges. Yet, it can be difficult to know where to start. These four bundles will help you get started or improve, whether you want to learn a new instrument or pick up music theory, and on sale, with no coupon needed.
Taught by Dan Dresnok, who has more than two decades of experience teaching the guitar, the nine courses of this bundle are built for both the beginner and the experienced player who wants to pick up new genres and styles. Beginners can take a crash course and follow up with lessons focused on technique, strumming, ear training, and other guitar skills. More experienced players can explore bluegrass, jazz, blues, and jamming.
The piano is a core instrument many professional musicians start with. Taught by a trio of piano teachers, composers, and audio engineers, these five courses start with the basics and then turn to how the piano is used to create music. You'll learn arranging, music theory, composition, and production.
Interested in how to turn music into a career? Across these eleven courses, you'll explore every aspect of the professional side of music, including film scoring, lyric writing, and sound design. Other courses focus on the emotional aspect of music, teaching you how to summon a specific feeling in your audience and create an ebb and flow.
Skoove is designed to be your piano teacher anywhere you are. Use your own keyboard or the screen on a tablet to practice your technique on a growing library of popular songs. Skoove's AI will track your performance as you play, offering suggestions and exercises to help you improve and bring your talent to the forefront.
Prices are subject to change.