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No unread posts Develop Your Musicianship

Millions of young people who think they have a future in music fail to recognize that continuous improvement in every area of musicianship is critical to any kind of success and especially to long-term success.

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No unread posts Expand Your Reach

My end game has always been about getting in front of people, to share an experience. It's also the best practice you can have. This section is for sharing ideas for getting more places to play, including places that no one else has thought of yet.

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No unread posts Improve Your Performance

Turning audience members to fans requires you getting their attention, then gradually getting them more and more engaged as your set progresses. There's more science than there is magic to this. Things you can learn with a little hard work and observation that will make all the difference in the world.

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No unread posts Promotion Tips

Web Presence, Fan Engagement, etc. are all things that record companies used to try to do. But now they don't. Even if you get a contract, staying in business is all up to you.

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No unread posts Develop Your Voice

Even if you're not a "lead singer," life can take strange turns, and it's best to be ready for them, by being able to sing your own songs - or even someone else's credibly, when the situation arises.

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No unread posts Learn an Instrument

Learning guitar or piano or both will keep you from being at the mercy of an accompanist the rest of your life and give you skills you need to write and arrange songs.

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No unread posts Learn Music Theory

Learning why notes, chords, melodies and harmonies work together the way they do will let you "leap-frog" over a bunch of folks who have natural talent but no drive to grow as musicians.

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No unread posts Learn to Write Songs

In "pop" music of any kind, including rock, rap, country, jazz, and gospel, one of the "litmus tests" reviewers and agents like to throw at you is "do you have any originals?" This is a skill you can learn along with many others, and many musicians wind up liking it so much it becomes their focus.

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No unread posts Be Professional

Lots of talented folks shoot themselves in the foot by acting like jerks, failing to follow through on commitments, not staying in practice, or not continuously learning new things. If you want to work with grown-ups, you need to be a grown-up. This section includes tips and things to avoid.

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No unread posts Learn the Music Business

Useful articles about the music business.

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No unread posts Record Your Songs

Q&A and links to articles and blogs about home recording, recording for YouTube, etc.

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No unread posts Release Your Songs

Online distribution? Stores? Streaming? Physical CDs? How do you want people to access your music, and how do you get an income stream from it?

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No unread posts Keeping Your Balance

Maintaining a spiritual perspective and a Godly walk and witness in spite of the pressures of the music business.

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