March 2015

The 8 Cycles of Music

8 ciycles of music

  "I don't appreciate you guys playing that disco jungle music here at church! I can teach you guys some things about music. I've been doing this for about 35 years." The old beer bellied bass player said. My buddies looked at the dude with conceit. My 23 year old inexperienced mind said, "If you've […] Read More

31 must read books for struggling musicians

31 must read books for struggling musicians1

Stop! Before you read any further click on this video please... Well put Brian Tracy. Brian Tracy is a multi-millionaire entrepreneur that has trained many in different industries. Listen to this guy he's done it all Reading is not the only way to educated yourself. You can take courses, seminars, webinars, audio books, or the […] Read More

You Will Never Guess What Kenny G Does Besides Music.

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"Here check this out!" Urged Joe. I plopped on the headphones and pressed play on the Walkman. My 15 year old ears couldn't understand the amazing sounds they were hearing. This bass funk solo was just pulsing through my ears and I was hooked. "Who the heck was that?" I said. "I dunno but he's […] Read More

The Answer to Why You Keep Getting That $50 Gig.

The answer to why you keep getting that $50 gig.

Rachel: "Hi, Roland my name is Rachel and I'm a pop singer and I'm looking for a bass player for an upcoming gig at the House of Blues in Hollywood. You were highly recommended by your friend Jeremy. Are you interested? Roland: "Hi, nice to meet you Rachel. Sounds like fun, House of Blues is […] Read More

How To Be Better at Managing Your Gig Money Than M.C. Hammer.

How to be better at managing your gig Money than MC Hammer.

Pay yourself first! Those were the words that stuck out to me from some financial guru, I didn't get it. Rushing to church one sunny Sunday afternoon, I was the music director and I was late. I know, I know, typical right? Don't worry if you're not a churchy person this is not a churchy […] Read More