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Jay Fuchs

Jay Fuchs “Dr. Jay” is a renowned music educator, entertainer, author, composer, and director. Jay was the Music Theory Department Head at McNally Smith College of Music from 1991 to 2017.  He is the Co-Creator of Corridor, a popular game-based music theory and ear training app. Jay is the Author of Doctor Jay’s Music Lessons, …

How Les Paul Changed Recorded Music Forever (and Got an Iconic Guitar Named After Him)

If you know the name Les Paul at all, it’s likely because of the Gibson guitar with the fat, gutsy tone. You may even know that there was a real guy named Les Paul. But what’s less known is that the Gibson Les Paul is one of his lesser accomplishments. In fact, he wasn’t really …

Sounds from Space: How Scientists Use Audio to Figure Out the Universe

The vastness of the universe is beyond imagination. And yet it’s a testament to human ingenuity that we keep finding new ways to study it. One more recent technique is when scientists use audio. Usually it’s not audio per se, but other kinds of waves converted to sound. Nevertheless, the results have been enlightening, and …

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