Jack of All Trades, Master of None

There must be a downside to being good at everything? Or, at least, a downside trying to be good at everything?
Today I’m examining the idea of being a “Jack Of All Trades”, and whether this is beneficial or harmful to a musical career. I’m doing so by tracking my freelance career path, and how each skill I’ve developed has informed and benefited further skills, and led to a point where I can earn money and call myself a professional musician.

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How to Create Music Like your Favourite Bands

OK, but… er… why?

I developed this concept back in the day when I really wanted to sound like Guns ‘N’ Roses, but obviously couldn’t. So, why don’t I just leave this concept in the draw-full of awkward teenage crap? Actually, it’s super-useful if you ever need to parody a particular band, or if you’ve found work in a cover band – the former being something I’m super into.