More wisdom from Matt Wilson

ON THE SUBJECT OF MUSICIAN’S RESPONSIBILITY TO HIS/HER AUDIENCE. Dig this…

CREATE RELATIONSHIPS PLEASE EMPOWER
CREATE TRUST CREATE COMMUNITY CREATE LEGACY
YOUR LOCAL SCENE. THIS IS WHAT WE NEED.
JAZZ IS NOT JUST NEW YORK!
offer present
receive include
convince the audience that they are cool and groovy!
Will the intent of entertaining diminish
the art form? NOPE! The lack of imagination will though.
welcome the sound of
Present
Include
Be Nice! Be Happy! Be Grateful! BE!
entertain: To hold attention by amusing and diverting. To show hospitality to guests. To hold in the mind.
I HEREBY DECREE, TAKE AWAY
My kind manager, Amy Cervini, and I have launched a new venture that we believe will greatly benefit you awesome hard working cats out there in field providing a solid music educational experience for our youth.
It is called VITA — Very Inspiring Teaching Artists. We have assembled quite a roster of folks who can come in and really fire up your students. We also offer talented writers/arrangers for your needs as well as presentation consultation and other services. check us out at jazzvita.com jazzvita@gmail.com Thank you! My children, who want to go to college, thank you also!
“Clarity & Honesty!”
Entertain
MMmmmm…pie! Homer Simpson
have fun, smile & laugh. repeat over & over.
Two simple words of wisdom from my friend John Clayton.

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