Tag Archives: music writers

When the tip jar isn’t enough – day jobs for musicians

I toured full-time for 13 years. I was lucky to have a partner who covered the bills when I couldn’t. Since then, I’ve toured part-time, adding jobs to supplement my income. Most performing musicians, unless you’re Lady Gaga, do this. … Continue reading

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I’m not Lisa

Or Joni or Meg … two musicians I’ve been compared to and mistaken for. Really, I’m not complaining. Still, it makes me laugh when someone earnestly says “I love the nun costume” and I have to politely tell them I … Continue reading

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Ethical music promotion

In addition to teaching music and performing, I’m also a music journalist. As a freelancer I’ve written for  SingOut!, Minor7th.com, Curve, Indie-Music.com and others.  I don’t do this writing for the big bucks, I do it because I love independent … Continue reading

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