Are you a musician who sometimes needs to created notated music on a computer, but you feel like you haven’t kept up with what’s the latest out there? Are you still using Sibelius 5, or a copy of Finale you bought when you were a student a couple of decades ago? I’d imagine it’s beginning… Continue reading The State of Music Notation Software in 2021
Theory: Dreams of stardom and success are ironically keeping more people in obscurity and on the bread line. There are various reasons for this. Typically the aspirations of this kind of success are communicated wide and loud through traditional and social media, while the means by which to achieve it are not, and are out… Continue reading 4 steps to turn your dreams into a reality
Some restrictions may be lifting as I write, but it's clear to us all now that a new reality is with us. It came suddenly, uncomfortably, and forced us into situations we hadn't anticipated and probably didn't want. And it's not going away. In the interest of trying to learn for the future, but also… Continue reading 4 lessons for musicians in the new reality
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I was approached by London-based future consultancy firm Protiviti based on recommendation from one of their consultants. He had heard me play solo piano for a financial management company’s anniversary event in late summer of 2017, and put my name forward when he knew his own firm would need a live band for their client… Continue reading Case Study: Live Jazz Combo package at the Shard!