Archives for June 2015

How to Describe Your Music

How to Describe Your Music

From How to Call Attention to Your Music By Derek Sivers People will always and forever ask you, “What kind of music do you do?” Musicians often say, “All styles, really.” If the stranger you said that to happens to be a fan of African music, watch out! You better combine the poly-rhythmic drumming of […]

Persistence

Persistence

Something that I have observed with students over the years – that has been corroborated by other teachers – is that often it is not the most talented students who end up succeeding in music, but the ones who stick with it and persist. While we all hear stories of the occasional “overnight success,” most […]