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Music Career Growth, Podcasting and Activism–Simon Tam (Ep 116)

? In this episode I speak with Simon Tam about all he's doing for the music community through podcasting, public speaking and writing. We also talk about his activism and music career growth. Then we switch seats and Simon interviews me for his Music Business Hacks podcast. Episode [...]

2019-08-20T09:13:52-07:00August 16th, 2019|Marketing, Podcast, Tips|3 Comments

Kofy Brown on Being In-Demand and Creating a Joyful Music Career (Ep 115)

Photo by Irene Young My guest for this episode is multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Kofy Brown. We navigate the balancing act of her many projects, how she’s managed to stay in high demand, and what she’d say to younger players about creating an in demand and joyful music [...]

2019-10-08T14:21:20-07:00August 9th, 2019|Creativity, Drummers, Podcast|0 Comments

Unstarving Musician’s Guide to Getting Paid Gigs–Chapters 5 & 6 (Ep 114)

This is the third installment and re-release of The Unstarving Musician’s Guide to Getting Paid Gigs. The episode is dedicated to chapters five and six, in which I discuss the importance of managing your gig schedule and boosting that revenue stream. Episode Highlights Gaining control of your gig schedule, [...]

2019-08-01T13:51:48-07:00August 2nd, 2019|Audience Building, Gigs, Marketing, Podcast|0 Comments

Bollywood Blues Man Aki Kumar on Gratitude, Humility, and Band Dynamics (Ep 113)

Bollywood blues artist Aki Kumar sees gratitude and humility as key to managing his music career and life.  He returns to the podcast to discuss in greater depth creative challenges, band dynamics, and channeling your passion for music.Episode HighlightsWe start by discussing his cameo in the Salonch promo video and [...]

Arlene Paculan – Community and the Power of Connection (Ep 112)

Singer songwriter Arlene Paculan is all about community. Whether it's through creating empowering arts events or sharing how artists overcome adversity, she understands the power of connection and shares that talent. We talk about her latest album Home With You and the various events she creates through Let's Make [...]

2019-07-19T07:40:00-07:00July 19th, 2019|Audience Building, Performing, Podcast, Tips|0 Comments

Managing Stage Fright with Perspective, a Conversation with Chris Avetta (Ep 111)

Chris Avetta on stage fright, perspective, the business of music, and more. | Forest for the Trees Singer songwriter Chris Avetta joins me today in a conversation about stage fright, perspective, the business of music, and more. These days, Chris has a lot going on and when [...]

2019-07-12T08:03:45-07:00July 12th, 2019|Festivals, Performing, Podcast|1 Comment