To book more work, start by composting

To book more work, start by composting

If you're a musician who wants to book more work, start by composting. Here's what I mean: The first step to having effective promo materials — the kind that help you book more work — is to create what I call a Bio Compost list. This includes all of the items you...

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How to bring more of yourself to your Bio

How to bring more of yourself to your Bio

Most musicians want their promo materials to be more authentic but aren't sure what that actually means in a Bio. So let's explore how to bring more of yourself to your Bio — while effectively promoting your career. In a recent presentation on branding and online...

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The systems are broken . . .

The systems are broken . . .

If nothing else, Covid has shown us clearly that the systems are broken. That there are long overdue changes needed across all sectors. It's a tough lesson to learn. Which systems are broken specifically? Well, there's the system that is our democracy. And the...

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What’s the impact you’re making?

What’s the impact you’re making?

Question: What's the legacy you'll leave behind? What's the impact you're making? Maybe it's the pandemic that's gotten to me this week, and all the lost performances and gatherings with loved ones. There's been so much loss around us that it got me wondering what it...

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