Posts tagged #MusicSchool
The First Tool Musicians Can Use To Find People Who Give A S***

In a world full of so many people, it’s highly unlikely you care about me or what I have to say. 

So what makes you think anyone cares about you, or what you have to say?

Don’t walk off the nearest cliff yet though, because… it doesn’t matter.

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Welcome. 

Make yourself at home. 

You only have to matter to a small group of people.

In my last blog ‘The Last Of The Superstar Musicians & Whats In Your Fridge’ I wrote about the end of the superstar era and the new opportunity that is staring us in the face every day.

Today, I‘ll address the specific thing you must accept to enable you to get down to it and stop with your reasons why it’s not what you'd hoped… blah blah excuses.

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‘Just in Case’ or ‘Just in Time’?

Just in case’ learning happens at schools, colleges and universities all over the world and for most people, I don't believe it works.

Once the class is over, even the most focused students find it hard to retain all the information… especially when there is no immediately clear reason, to know what’s being taught. 

When I was teaching music at university in London, I always found it ludicrous that my 'songwriting' students would arrive at 4pm on a Wednesday afternoon...

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