For the Artist

For the Artist

So, What Are You Worth?

“What is the sum total of your lifetime of musical skill and experience worth for one hour?” This is great question, and one often asked...

When 30 Minutes Is Too Much and 2 Hours Isn’t Enough

I went to a show at the arena here in town to see someone I’d worked with – a #1 artist with lots of...

CODA – NovDec16

This afternoon I attended a small, semi-regular gathering of musicians here in Orange County, in Southern California. Through this group and another small weekly...

Good, Better, BEST!

I can remember as a young boy looking at a popular department store catalog and seeing ads for merchandise that offered three buying options;...

Re-Creation

Only now am I realizing that my early music came with a unique signature because I was too young to know what the rules...

Dumb Luck, or Divine Path?

Recently we saw a movie, and in the movie, a painting was featured that piqued our curiosity. The painting portrayed was valuable, albeit quite...

Further Down the Road: Vol. 3 “The Calling”

Welcome back to “Further Down The Road,” a series of stories crafted for those between the starting line and my road marker. Let's continue...

CODA – SepOct16

Every once in awhile, when I'm scheduled to write a column for Christian Musician, I have an email exchange with my friend (and CM...

Finish Well, One Day At A Time

“Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so...

Missing the Moment?

Do you remember that one concert where you played through an awesome song set nearly flawlessly? And then the euphoria turned to depression because...