I am happy to say Sound Connections has invited me to make the keynote speech of their event “Get Business Ready”, dedicated to entrepreneurship in music.
Despite what we would like, success in the music industry has more to it than passion, dedication and discipline. A lot of external factors play into determining whether or not you will be able to get gigs regularly, grow in digital platforms or sign with a record label. Don’t worry, thought, because there are resources available for you to identify and overcome these challenges along the way.
Different people learn differently, and as much as I trust my podcast Success Beyond The Score, I know that, for some, reading is the best way to grasp new concepts. For that reason, among others, I wrote Revealed: 25 Secrets Of The Successful Gigging Musician, Singer, Rapper & Spoken Word Artiste, a booklet that condenses a lot of what I have learned in my extense career as a professional musician.
Revealed: 25 Secrets Of The Successful Gigging Musician, Singer, Rapper & Spoken Word Artiste is the best of the best in terms of advice to help you find your path in music, a refined and practical guide that comes from my experience as a multi-award saxophonist.
Cafemnee, Millicent’s very own network of female musicians, will have a workshop this upcoming Saturday 9th November. As part of the activities of the day, Millicent will teach vocal improvisation.
It has been months since I went to Gayton School, but I did not want to let that lovely afternoon fade in time without mention. I used to teach music at schools, so going back to one to talk about the saxophone and perform for children was quite enjoyable.