Posts for : May 2017

6 Benefits of Working as a Freelance Musician

  When I first started playing music, and for the first half of my music career that followed, I generally just played in one band at a time. Back then it was all about trying to “make it” in the music business with lofty dreams of becoming a rock star. But then at the turn of the millennium, the music climate changed dramatically, and I had to roll with it. So I started taking any gigs I could get in order to keep my chops up, stay relevant in the local music scene, and make some money. I found myself…

Why Cover Bands and Musicians are More Important than Ever

As I type this, the world just learned yesterday that we lost yet another music icon…the incomparable Chris Cornell. As with when anyone else passes away, people all over the globe are celebrating his life and music. We’re sure to see tributes to follow where well-known living artists will cover songs from his rich catalog of music. But then, as with any other great loss, the attention and focus will slowly fade. It will never disappear; an artist that has had as much of an impact with music as Cornell will always be remembered. Unfortunately as the years pass –…

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