Inside Morton’s Head

MONDAY BYTES — September 12, 2016 Last week I got an email from Jeffrey James (arts consultant and friend) who connected me to Abby Burton, daughter of the iconic composer Morton Gould. This was in response to my post about creative process angst. Abby sent...

OK to Perform for Free?

MONDAY BYTES — June 20, 2016 A question that keeps coming up: In other words, when is it advisable or acceptable to work for free? And is taking a gig “for the exposure” ever really a good idea? Keep in mind how one evaluates any potential gig is relative...

Musician Interview Insights

MONDAY BYTES — January 18, 2016 Curious about what musician interviews on change revealed?  These are from a series of conversations with talented musicians on how they handled and managed through major changes in their lives and careers: what helped them to not just...

How to Achieve Your Goals

MONDAY BYTES — January 4, 2016 Where are you headed? Note: This is part of the path I walk each week to and from my Qigong class. The class and the walk are both good for clearing my mind and helping me focus on becoming the person I intend to be and living the life I...