Posts Tagged ‘drums’

The Cajon & You

In Best Practices, expression, Music, Musician, Performance, Studio, Try this, You HAVE to on January 31, 2012 at 9:53 am

No matter what your role in the music industry, from a manager to an artist, from a songwriter to someone who just enjoys pickin’ on the guitar on your porch, the cajon is at the very least an interesting instrument, and possibly an important part of your live show or recording. Read the rest of this entry »

Musician of the Year WHO??

In Best Practices, Music, Music Business, Music History, Musician, nashville, People that Rock, Road Musician, Studio Musician on November 11, 2009 at 5:00 am

National media has been buzzzzzing about the CMA Awards.  Good Morning America, LIVE with Regis and Kelly, along with others have featured musical guests and live performances to feature the nominees of the show.  Even the online radio station, http://www.pandora.com had advertising spots pushing the show.  You have seen the likes of Carrie Underwood, Taylor Swift, Kellie Pickler, Brad Paisley, and Tim McGraw just to name a few grace the air waves pushing their agenda and giving good press for the CMA Awards.

A few names you will not see in the general press are the nominees for Musician of the Year. These individuals have dedicated their lives to country music and they will be in small print at the bottom of press releases and breezed by on the red carpet. This town is about hard work and sacrifice.  These people leave their families and friends and travel on the road right along the side of the artists but you can’t see them cause they are standing in the shadows of the spotlight. Read the rest of this entry »

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