BANDLEADER: The deadly secrets of Gig combat, REVEALED.

The dangers and benefits of the leadership position. Recently, during a conversation, a drummer I now work with, had mentioned in passing, that some people he wouldn’t name, from my past had some less than kind things to say about me, and particularly, about my leaving bands and starting new ones, apparently at will, whenever[…]

Money involved: The delicate art of the referral. Are they ready for referral, or not?

Something I notice a lot more, as I do more business on the administrative side of the entertainment industry, is the fine art of the referral. Farming work out, referring to someone else for work, and referring them as a substitute when you cannot do the work for whatever reason, can be a very delicate[…]