Monthly Archives: January 2012

Thirteen lucky steps to writing a great musician’s bio

In my capacity as a CD reviewer I get way too many bios that are nothing more than a weak collection of bland superlatives. If your bio is stinking up the place, use the guidelines below and write a new … Continue reading

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Danny DeVito, princess outfits and interesting traveling companions

Since I’m currently sitting in the Newark airport, it seems fitting that I talk about flying. Every touring musician has their favorite road stories and some of mine are about the people I see on flights and in airports. (A … Continue reading

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Let’s pretend we’re booking agents! My first tour.

My first tour wasn’t part of a grand plan. I just wanted to get to the Michigan Women’s Music Festival. I had a small problem, though. Money from a part-time clerical job in Tucson, Arizona wasn’t going to buy enough … Continue reading

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My audition for Canada’s Got Talent – I should’ve learned “Somewhere Over the Rainbow”

I love talent shows like America’s Got Talent so when I heard that Canada was starting their own show, I was excited. I knew better than to try to compete with adorable kid singers so I decided to enter as … Continue reading

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