How to Stand Out in Your Music Scene

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It’s time for another rant… But this time I make sure to circle back and give you some actionable advice on how you can stand out in your music scene and make a name for yourself. And the best part is: it really isn’t that hard!  

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Separate Your Dynamics and Intensity

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Does each groove in your arsenal only have one volume level? If so, this episode is for you. I’m going to share a concept that I picked up a few years back that has made my drumming much more versatile.

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Social Media and Professional Drumming

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Are you reluctant to make a change to your “online identity” and embrace your dreams of being a professional drummer? Are you afraid of what your non-musician friends will think when you go “all in” on this music thing? If so, today’s episode is for you!  

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Starving Artist? Not Necessarily…

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Let’s talk about the myth of the “starving artist”… Now, it’s certainly not a myth for everyone- there are plenty of starving artists out there- but if you’re a drummer who hasn’t “hit it big”, you certainly shouldn’t count yourself as beholden to a life of poverty. The book I’m sharing with you today- Real Artists […]

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Are You Willing to Do What it Takes?

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In part 3 of our series on my favorite books, I’m sharing an old standby. In fact, I think this is the only book on my list of four that I’ve talked about previously on the podcast. I’m talking about The 10X Rule by Grant Cardone (Amazon Link) Now, this is certainly more of a “business” book […]

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You Gotta Play the Bad Notes to Get to the Good Ones!

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In part 2 of our series on my recommended books for drummers, let’s talk about what your job is as an artist (you do know you’re an artist right?). We’re going to take a look at The War of Art by Steven Pressfield (Amazon Link). If you’ve ever struggled to “stick with it” in your drumming, or […]

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Steal Like an Artist!

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In part 1 of a special series of episodes about my favorite books from a drumming perspective, I’m going to talk about Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon (Amazon Link). I started with this book because I truly believe EVERY musician should have this book. It’s really small (about the size of a CD) and can be read […]

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Taking a Break from Drumming – And Making it Count!

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Sometimes life gets in the way and we might go loooong periods of time without practicing, performing or doing anything even related to the drums. So how can we take advantage of these breaks (whether we’ve planned them or not) and come back refreshed and energized for our drumming?  

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My “Magic” Networking Phrase

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Today, I’m going to share the 3 or 4 sentences that I’ve said to countless musicians, producers, band leaders, music directors- and practically everyone that I’ve worked with (and want to work with again). I truly believe that saying something at least like what I’m sharing with you today can be a key to your ongoing success as a […]

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