How To Write A Set List

How to write set list for your next gig: what things do you need to consider? What is the best way to order your music? There’s a lot to consider when writing a set list, unfortunately much of this seems to be missing from other videos on the topic.

Networking For Musicians

Networking can be hard when you perform a million roles, especially when people keep hiring you to not play your instrument. Today I’m sharing a couple tips on dealing with networking situations.

Music Theory Is Dumb

Some people feel overwhelmed by music theory while others are eager to learn as much as they can. But, why? What good is music theory if it’s not applied directly to music creation or music performance?

Alternate title: People Are Dumb.

This video features snippets of my interview with 12Tone Videos – here is the full-length, 30-minutes interview.¬†Also, here’s a link to 12Tone’s channel.

The Unimportance of Genre

Creating a mini-feature on the Cambridge Jazz Festival got me thinking about genres and how we categorise music – does the name of the genre of music you make really matter? Or is it just a short-hand people use to know whether or not they might like listening to something?

Here’s some links to the bands mentioned:

Lastly, links to the Cambridge Jazz Festival: