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Making a record? Word to the wise…

The digital age has figuratively opened the floodgates to myriad self-produced and even homemade recordings.  While this has been a blessing for many artists whose pockets aren’t deep and whose efforts at encouraging a contract from a record label, whether … Continue reading

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Are artists really interested in audience development?

The Most Critical Issue in Jazz: Audience Development Pt. 1   Consider this part of an ongoing series on the critical subject of audience development.  Most would agree that we have a wealth of competent-to-exceptional-to-Master level jazz artists.  Jazz education … Continue reading

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Engaging Your Audience

  Far too many artists choose to pretty much ignore or even disdain their audience.  They do so at their own peril.  While not every artist is Cannonball Adderley, who was always something of a stand-up comic with his between … Continue reading

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