Category Archives: Music Business

Articles and insights into the music industry.

You Have to Keep Writing

I was lamenting the other day about how little book reading I’ve done in the past ten years. Most of the books I’ve read since I moved to Houston were borrowed from the library. For each book I own and … Continue reading

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Current Happenings

This has been the busiest July and August I’ve had in over a decade and I haven’t had much time to write. But here is a quick update to get everyone caught up on what we’ve been working on lately. … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer – Theme and Variations

So you may have noticed that my blogging on this website has reached an all time low. One of the reasons for this is because I sort of shifted gears in my daily schedule. I offer the story for you … Continue reading

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Respecting Michael Lynche

Hello everyone, I’m sitting in the green room in the Bayou Music Center waiting to start our set with the Temptations. I’m using my iPhone as a hotspot to post this because I want to do it ASAP, just so … Continue reading

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A Perfectly Sincere Point of View

A wonderful quote that deals with what I call “musical honesty”. Continue reading

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Trumpet Player Advice from Luther Didrickson

The following is a post I recently stumbled on from the TrumpetHerald.com. I wanted to post it here because I agree with it 100%. I took one lesson with Mr. Didrickson in the late 80’s. The lesson lasted two hours … Continue reading

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ELM Level Chart

Here is a great chart Pearl made that shows the different levels of the ELM modules. The module system at our store basically gives the students access to the exercises they need without forcing them to buy an entire book … Continue reading

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