Building An Intentional Music Career—Joshua Van Ness (Ep 134)

Joshua Van Ness is a singer-songwriter, guitarist, drummer and native of New Jersey. To say that he has diverse interests and talents would be putting it mildly. Joshua is a regularly gigging artist racking in over 170 shows in 2019 alone. Joshua is intentional in how he carves his [...]

2019-12-17T08:17:26-08:00January 3rd, 2020|Gigs, Marketing, Podcast, Tips|0 Comments

Do The Hard Thing First—David Andrew Wiebe (Ep 132)

David Andrew Wiebe is not only a singer-songwriter, but also a music educator. He’s found a way to grow his music career and the business of his music through a project he calls Music Entrepreneur HQ. The website and podcast dedicated to this project provide resources and information for [...]

2019-12-20T10:50:58-08:00December 6th, 2019|Podcast, Tips|0 Comments

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

Juggling Twenty Plus Performances a Month—Frankie Raye (Ep 127)

Frankie Raye is a powerhouse performer juggling over twenty shows a month. She is a singer-songwriter based out of Tampa, Florida. In 2019 Frankie launched her first album Brave. She has been recognized in several Best of the Bay Award categories including: singer, songwriter, vocalist, pop act - original, local [...]

2019-10-17T15:19:58-07:00October 18th, 2019|Creativity, Performing, Podcast, Tips|0 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

The Balancing Act of Playing in Multiple Bands–Miles Franco (Ep 123)

My guest for this episode is LA-based musician, Miles Franco. We talk about balancing multiple projects and how he established himself after relocating from San Jose to LA. Miles reminds me a little bit of myself. He gigs with a number of bands, he’s in demand. He’s balancing a [...]

2019-10-02T14:52:54-07:00October 2nd, 2019|Gigs, Licensing, Podcast, Tips|0 Comments