This episode is part 2 of our discussion on things you might want to bring up when you're lining up work. If you're newer to the gigging thing, or if you have had some unfortunate surprises on the job recently, you'll definitely want to go back and listen to the previous episode as well. Don't … Continue reading Ep. 5: Be Right or Be Effective?
The worst feeling in the world is realizing during your commute to the gig that you may not make it before the downbeat. Although getting there on time is just part of a musician's job, sometimes you just wish that the audience knew what it took for you to get there.
In this premiere episode, Pete, Josh, and Andy talk about the three main factors that contribute towards getting work as a freelance professional musician, why people choose to take certain jobs, 89 year-old conductors, the epidemic Josh has diagnosed within the musical world, and a little schlepping anecdote.