Tag Archive: performing musician

May 30

STAGE CRAFT 101

STAGE CRAFT 101 I was a music student in the mid 80s (I did the South African equivalent of the Berklee jazz course) At that time there were no subjects or studies that related to the business side of music, other than a very brief introduction into copyright law in the composition class. I hope …

Continue reading »

May 21

LIVE MUSIC ZONE… RESPECT!

LIVE MUSIC ZONE…THEREFORE A VOLUNTARY ELECTRICAL DEVICE FREE ZONE…. OUT OF RESPECT FOR MUSICIANS In a recent blog KEEP YOUR COOL AND KEEP THE GIG I was talking about paying attention to details to hold onto the gigs we have as there are fewer and fewer gig opportunities. I have been hearing along the musicians …

Continue reading »

May 10

Piano, Perfection -1

stickman Piano

Piano, Perfection -1 Thanks to Gillian Jeffrey for the fantastic stick-man graphic. If you would like to see more go to www.pinmandesigns.com     Both my children are coming to an age now where they are staring to show an interest in learning music. I have just recently bought my daughter a Ukulele  This is a wonderful instrument for …

Continue reading »

Apr 30

FRIENDS DON’T LET FRIENDS CLAP ON BEAT 1 AND 3

FRIENDS DON’T LET FRIENDS CLAP ON BEAT 1 AND 3 Recently I blogged about guest singers. However there is something that is even more irritating to a musician than a Karaoke musician wanting to sing with you. That is having a CLAPPER in the audience. Someone who insists on clapping along to every song, who …

Continue reading »

Flags Widget powered by AB-WebLog.com.