Most drummers assume relationships and networking are important to a pro musician's career. But how do we approach relationships in a way that benefits us, but isn't icky? How do we interact with others on a gig that virtually guarantees they'll want us back?

Can you mix business and friendships? In the music business you are basically forced to... So you'd better get good at it if you want a career as a professional drummer.

But there is still a certain way to go about it (and definitely things to avoid). Here are some resources that will help you start down the path of leveraging relationships in the right way...

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