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Bryce Vine

Bryce Vine was one of 12 talented people chosen from a pool of 34,000 submissions to compete on the original Glee Project, a reality show on the Oxygen network in which performers vie for a spot the TV show Glee. Bryce is a vocal student at Berklee College of Music who sings pop, rap, jazz, and alternative.

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Art Alexakis

Arthur Paul "Art" Alexakis is best known as the American singer, composer, and guitarist of the rock band Everclear. He has been a member of several notable bands, in addition to his own work as a songwriter for other artists.

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Zendaya

Zendaya is an American actress, singer, and dancer. She currently stars on the Disney Channel sitcom Shake It Up as Raquel "Rocky" Blue. 

Guitar Case Give Away

85% of Americans, including President Obama, wish they could play a musical instrument. This year, resolve to reap the benefits of playing a musical instrument. Take the Pledge to Play on Facebook and encourage your friends to take it too!

Wanna Play?

Everyone knows that playing a musical instrument is fun and entertaining, but music making is scientifically proven to benefit people of all ages...

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Jeff Bridges: Actor, Musician or Both?

With a fresh Oscar win under his belt for "Crazy Heart," actor Jeff Bridges opened up March 7 during an interview with Guitar Aficionado, about his passion for playing music.


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New App Teaches Guitar-Playing Skills

Gibson Guitar has announced the  launch of the Gibson Guitar App.


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Olympic Curler Chris Plys Rocks the Guitar When He's Not on the Ice

How does 22-year-old first-time Olympian Chris Plys unwind from the stress of mastering his curling skills? Playing the guitar, of course.


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The Ukulele Enjoying a Surge In Popularity in UK

The modest ukulele is enjoying a surge in popularity. Once considered a novelty, the four-stringed instrument is ready to be taken seriously.


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NAMM Joins with What's Your Issue Foundation to Help Teens Express Themselves Through Music

NAMM and the What's Your Issue Foundation are asking teens around the world to express themselves through music by writing a song and submitting it in the What's Your Issue Song Competition.


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Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist Shaun White Plays the Guitar

Maybe that should read "Metalist"  Congrats to Shaun White and keep on rockin'

From LA Times blog...


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2010 Gold Medalist Evan Lysacek 'Always Wanted to Be a Lead Singer In a Rock Band'

In addition to "keeping it real" and pursuing his passion for charity work, World-Champion ice skater Evan Lysacek said that most people might not know he has always wanted to be a lead singer in a


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KTLA-TV Presents 'Battle of the Bands 2010' Contest

A television station in Los Angeles, KTLA, is sponsoring a battle of the bands contest and the winning band will have the chance to hear feedback on their musical talents from executives at a leadi


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New Video from Winning SchoolJam USA Band

This video features the teen band After Math, the winning band from the recent SchoolJam USA competition held at the 2010 NAMM Show.


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Rock of Ages: Mildred, 105, Plays Guitar

Mildred Sulston may be 105-years-old, but she plays a mean guitar.

Read story here: http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/uk/article6999182.ece