Mark “Weissguy” Weiss is an American photographer best known for his work with Rock ‘n Roll artists. He got started with photography as a teenager and would photograph live concerts without permission. He would later sell the prints of the performers to fans, but was arrested in 1977 for selling photos of a KISS concert … Continued
Who Is Steven Van Zandt?
Musician, Performer, Songwriter, Arranger, Music Producer, Music Supervisor, TV Producer, Actor, Director, Broadway Producer, TV and Film Composer, and Live Event Producer, International DJ, Activist, Historian, Teacher, member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and recognized internationally as one of the world’s foremost authorities on both Contemporary and Traditional Rock and Roll. “He’s … Continued
The Importance of Mentoring
When you are younger, it’s incredibly important to have someone in your life that you look up to and respect. This person becomes a positive role model that you emulate and learn from. Even more than a role model, this person can become a mentor. Mentors come in many different forms, including teachers, friends, family … Continued
Camille de la Cruz Joins Cast in Karma’s World on Netflix
Rockit’s very own Camille de la Cruz has joined the newest Netflix animated kids series, Karma’s World. Camille voices the character Carrie, a friend to Karma in the show’s story. Karma’s World was created by rapper/actor Ludacris with one goal in mind: to teach the youth about the importance of self empowerment! The show follows … Continued
The Benefits of Music Education
When people think of music education, they usually only think of a student learning how to play an instrument. While that is a big part of music education, there are many other aspects, such as learning to read music, studying music history, understanding different music theories, and more. Taken together, all of these parts of … Continued
The Benefits of Joining a Band
When you first learn to play an instrument, it’s usually on your own or with a teacher. Then, when you get better and more advanced, you will most likely spend more time around other people who play music and realize how much you enjoy being around musicians who are similar to you. A shared love … Continued
The Benefits of Playing an Instrument
Just about everyone enjoys music, whether it’s classical, rock and roll, pop, jazz, folk, or one of the many other forms. A lot of people like music so much that they learn how to play an instrument. At first, individuals often learn to play an instrument because it’s fun and they enjoy creating music. But, … Continued
Rockit Live Foundation Awarded Les Paul Foundation Grant
The Les Paul Foundation has awarded the Rockit Live Foundation a grant for its students to participate in one of Les Paul’s most important inventions: multitrack recording. Rockit has set up virtual classes about the life and contributions of Les Paul. Studio footage of the students recording will be featured in a Rockit tribute to … Continued
Perform Authentic Grand Funk Railroad Rock & Roll Soul
The Rockit Academy, New Jersey’s premier Live Music Education program for young musicians, performs the classic Rock ‘N Roll Soul with special introduction by writer and founding member of Grand Funk Railroad, Mark Farner.
Rockit Live Foundation Receives New Jersey Arts & Culture Recovery Fund Grant
Rockit Live Foundation has received a grant of $7,500 from the New Jersey Arts & Culture Recovery Fund of the Princeton Area Community Foundation.