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THE THREE ULTIMATE PRACTICE TIPS

There are so many elements to address on the road to being considered a good musician. Let’s focus on what is perhaps the most fundamental of all- practice. Let's face it- practicing is the first thing we begin to do when our musical odyssey begins. The following tips do not contain

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BE A PRO, NOT A SCHMO!

A STORY FROM JOSH… “Recently, a good friend of mine sent me a message on Facebook. My friend is an established musician. She has travelled the world playing Top 40s music and she has also just released some of her own original music. Her message to me outlined her utter disbelief

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VERSATILITY EQUALS EMPLOYABILITY

In the competitive world we live in there seems to be a never-ending battle to find good work opportunities. An almost constant pressure to up-skill and improve your abilities, education, or work experience envelops us in its unrelenting grip. As a working musician or a musician that is aspiring to be

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USE A RELIABLE AGENCY

Perhaps one of the most highly contested issues regarding working as a full-time musician, or more importantly transitioning into full-time work as a musician, is whether or not you should use the services of an agency. The Pros of using an agency are numerous. Let’s outline what many musicians and performers

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IS THERE A GIG OUT THERE FOR ME?

“Variety is the spice of life…” There are all kinds of gigs out there in the International Hotel circuit. Let’s start by explaining the most common genres of music requested by hotels, clubs and restaurants; - Pop music - Jazz - Classical Some venues (but far less) also hire acts such as: - South American (Latin)

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