In this episode we talk about what it takes to host a successful event. You will learn what it takes to go from your idea of having an event to actually hosting an event that your audience will want more of.
Paul Hall is our guest and just
Here is a great introduction to an online resource for learning jazz called "Learn Jazz Standards" dot com.
In this episode you will learn a good layout for creating your own resource online with special guest Brent Vaartstra.
In this episode I have a conversation with Len'i McKinney who is a young saxophonist from Chicago and someone to keep your eyes and ears open for in the future. We have a casual conversation at a local Starbucks but there is so much to learn i
Rufus Bonds Jr. is our special guest today!
Rufus is an accomplished actor and director in the musical theater profession and a recipient of the Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award.
There are several parallels in the acting and music p
In this episode Tom Vendafreddo is our guest. Tom is an actor and director that I recently had the privilege of working with on Jesus Christ Superstar.
Tom is a strong and versatile performer with an undergraduate degree in classical voice (
Wynton Marsalis joined us for Behind The Note Podcast today!
We talked many things including leadership, building a team, and turning vision into reality.
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In this episode we hear from trumpeter Thaddeus Ford who is a 6th generation musician from New Orleans which makes him royalty in the world of music!
Thaddeus teaches us how we can get up after we fall because Thaddeus had a heart attack, near
Austin Ellis was a past contestant on NBC's The Voice but that is not the best part of his career.
Austin is someone that has figured out how to truly earn a living as a musician and in this episode he shares what has worked for him. This w
In this episode we get tax tips from an accounting veteran so that we can be better prepared for this tax season and future tax seasons.
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We cover a lot in this 45 minute episode with Rick Barker, Taylor Swift's first manager.
Some questions we answer are:
• When is a good time to hire a manager
• How to build a loyal audience
• And of course, Advice For
NOTE: I mistakenly called this episode 62 throughout the episode. It is indeed episode 63.
Jeff Schneider wants to share with you everything he knows about making music. His greatest fear is dying before uploading to the internet all of the
This is part 3/3 where we talk about The Presidential Suite written by Ted Nash. Today's guest is executive producer Kabir Sehgal.
Kabir is a New York Times and Wall Street Journal best selling author as well as a Grammy Award winning produc
This is part 2/3 for The Presidential Suite by Ted Nash. Today, Ted Nash is our guest and gives us an inside look to the work that went into creating this great album.
Ted is best known for his work with Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and
Herschel Garfein is a Grammy Award winning composer and is also known for his work as a director of stage plays and for writing libretto. Herschel teamed up with Ted Nash and Kabir Seghal as the producer of Ted Nash's newest work called The Pre
In this episode we get to speak with vibraphonist Warren Wolf as he travels the country.
Warren is a multi-instrumentalist from Baltimore, MD. From the young age of three years old, Warren has been trained on the Vibraphone/Marimba, Drums, a
Sara Gazarek is one of the best voices in jazz today. It's okay if you don't know about her yet but soon everyone will. In this episode, she talks about her walk in pursuit of a music career, personal experiences with Diane Schuur and Wynton
We talk about my cd release concert! I tell you about what I used to help make it a successful night and I tell you what can be improved for next time as well. Use this episode coupled with episode 47 to help you with your own release.
If you have ever accepted a gig that ended up being something you wished you had nothing to do with then press play on this episode.
We'll talk about signs to look out for from the first point of contact that may help you protect yourself in
What happens if you dare to dream, write down your dream, talk about it and then walk it out?
With his highly regarded discography, unique compositions, and acclaimed performances in a variety of configurations, pianist Geoffrey
Today's guest is, pianist, Lynne Arriale.
A devoted educator and Yamaha artist, Lynne Arriale is currently Associate Professor of Jazz Studies and Director of Small Ensembles at The University of North Florida in Jacksonville. She has served
This is a cool talk with Chicago saxophonist Chris Greene. Chris has been on the local scene for over a decade and probably closer to two. We talk about how he as been able to keep his band together, get great media support, and build his fan
Enjoy this solo episode where I share the story with you about the time I was fired. I hope that this is entertaining for you but most importantly I hope you learn from my mistakes so that you won't have to learn the hard way.
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