Create The Community You Need—Chris Coles (Ep 128)

Chris Coles is the Founder of Musicians Unite which is a community of musicians born out of the desire to support musicians of all ages, styles and skill level.  The goal is to help one another achieve success, share their challenges, and establish a place to learn from each [...]

2019-10-25T14:36:54-07:00October 25th, 2019|Audience Building, Creativity, Drummers, Podcast, Tips|4 Comments

The Value of a Mentor—Adam and Michael Scharff (Ep 126)

Adam and Michael Scharff are longtime working musicians and music teachers. These days they’re in the world of virtual artist development. With a focus on mentoring artists, Adam and Michael offer a compliment of production, writing, recording services. Their podcast Mentoring for the Modern Day Musician features the advice [...]

2019-11-05T10:16:38-08:00October 11th, 2019|Audience Building, Performing, Podcast, Tips|0 Comments

Igniting Creativity and Restarting a Music Career–Glasys (Ep 120)

In this episode I speak with instrumentalist, vocalist, producer and songwriter Glasys on igniting creativity and restarting a music career.  We begin by discussing his immigration from Israel to Portland, Oregon and the process of discovering a new local music scene.  He also provides insight into the pivotal moments [...]

Aki Kumar Signs With Sony Music India (Ep 118)

Photo by George Zaferes Only a few episodes ago I was joined by Bollywood Blues artist, Aki Kumar. Aki had some exciting news at the time that was under wraps, so I wanted to have him back to announce his signing with Sony Music India and the [...]

2019-08-27T13:57:09-07:00August 28th, 2019|Audience Building, Blues, Gigs, 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

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