About Roberto

Marketer by day, musician by night.

Music Lesson Websites Update

This post originated in 2008, but received a refresh in April of 2017. Today, I'm glad to add another resource worthy of your time, especially if you're guitar shopping. A Comprehensive Guide on How to Choose a Guitar Ray Beck, a contributor at Beginner Guitar HQ reached out to fill [...]

2018-03-08T14:01:43-07:00April 14th, 2017|Education, Reviews, Top 10, Videos|1 Comment

Patience and Persistence are a Musician’s Friend

My impatience as a musician As a gigging musician, I’ve often been challenged by my own sense of impatience. My impatience as a musician has stemmed from frustration with band mates, venue owners and/or myself. Impatience combined with emotion-based decision making can, and most often will, lead to problems. Before [...]

2016-09-21T06:48:22-07:00March 2nd, 2016|Tips|0 Comments

Understanding the Landscape of Local Music Venues

Understanding the Landscape of Local Music Venues In order to get regular paid gigs, it’s helpful to understand the venue landscape. Here I’m going to talk about the venue landscape in my area, and then spend a little time on the bigger landscape for those of you who travel for [...]

2016-09-21T06:49:31-07:00January 19th, 2016|Tips|0 Comments

Subbing for Other Musicians

Subbing for Other Musicians As I’ve already mentioned, I’m thankful for bands that need a sub now and then. On the flip side, I also stated that bringing subs into a bands performing line up too often can hinder good branding. On the upside, subbing as a musician is a [...]

2016-09-21T06:50:16-07:00January 7th, 2016|Tips|0 Comments