THE REAL GIG: A MUSICIAN'S GUIDE TO THE UNIVERSE(03/25/2016)





Space And Limitations 

  
Here’s something I have noticed: Age is more about throwing things away than acquiring more. As you get older, you start getting rid of stuff. I have been doing it more these days. And music is no…

THE REAL GIG: A MUSICIAN'S GUIDE TO THE UNIVERSE(03/11/2016)



A MUSICAL POTLATCH 

  
In many Native American cultures there was a custom called a “potlatch” ceremony. A potlatch was an event where a chief would give away all his possessions and wealth to members of the tribe. Sometimes, certain valuable…

THE REAL GIG: A MUSICIAN'S GUIDE TO THE UNIVERSE(01/29/2016)



ART AND ARCHITECTURE (aka "THE DOOR")

  
As any musician or artist will tell you, you go through stages in your creative life. Usually they aren’t preconceived. They just happen over time. To use the hugest of examples, listen to The…

THE REAL GIG: A MUSICIAN'S GUIDE TO THE UNIVERSE(1/22/2016)




WHITE NOISE (THE DEATH OF A CRAFTSMAN) 

  
Last week’s blog certainly got a debate started, which I welcome. So this week I want to go a little further down the same road. 

I talked about casinos and tribute bands and…