Given the amount of money generated by the streaming of music, it doesn’t make sense that songwriters, composers and performers have to rely on Government support and struggle so badly to survive. For this reason, the Musicians’ Union and Ivors Academy joined forces to demand more transparency in the flow of money generated by streaming services.
Listen to Millissa Jayne’s interview with Gary Dixon, talking about ‘Just The Way You Are’ and about my single ‘Take Me To The King’
You might think you have never heard of Maceo Parker before, but you probably know his work with James Brown back in the sixties. They were a fantastic team, but Mr. Parker’s career goes well beyond that!
It is a reality: more and more artists are seeking their income online. Nowadays, gigs, physical albums and the likes are not the only way to earn money through music, and this opens a wide fan of possibilities… but also challenges.
For a limited time, Millicent will be offering live lessons through the videochat platform Zoom, where you will be able to get classes tailored to your specific needs and wishes, in the hours more convenient for both you and her.
I am preparing everything for launching a comprehensive, effective and practical course on how to earn money from your music. This e-learning opportunity will cover all the different aspects you need to pay attention to in and out of your performance, and to ensure it is as helpful and informative as it can be, I need your help.
Let’s wrap up the subject of the Electronic Press Kit with this episode. What else do you have to keep in mind when making it? What are the true essentials you just cannot let pass? What kind of professionals you will need to finish a perfect, pristine product that gets you contracts? Here, the answers.
On January 2019, my sax rendition of ‘Take Me To The King’ reached N.1 in the BWIST chart. Just last month, April 2020, the reggae version of ‘Just The Way You Are’ that we did with Sandii McCalla got to the same position in Stevie J’s chart. It is always an honour and a pleasure to see these songs in which I have poured all my knowledge and love towards music up there, in the highest point. Thank you for making it possible!
Last week, DJ Kevin Stew had Gary as a guest on his show. They talked at length about all things music, including the production of our Billy Joel’s ‘Just The Way You Are’ cover with Sandii McCalla and yours truly.