Jake Shimabukuro is probably the world’s greatest ambassador for the ukulele, and it’s a role he loves. If you’ve ever been to one of his live performances and seen the way he reaches fans on a visceral level, there is no doubt that playing the instrument brings him great joy. It always has.
Though Holt didn’t come from a very musical family, he had a strong desire to learn the upright bass from the first time he heard one. “I first heard a bass at an assembly in junior high,” he explains. “I thought, ‘What’s that instrument? It sounds so cool.’” From that moment he was determined to learn.
Papa Joe DeMaio is a musician who lost his way quite a few years back. Eventually, he rediscovered his love of music and that put him back on track. He wrote to us explaining his journey and we were very excited and happy to hear that one of our articles helped him to get back […]
Check out this story about REMZ, a Peruvian indie rock artists who used determination and willpower to follow his dreams and achieve success as a musician.
In the Spotlight-Pete Muller — Pete Muller’s latest album, Two Truths and A Lie, reflects his unusual journey. While he was achieving the highest level of Wall Street success as a pioneer in “quant” investing, he was also singing his songs to tough-hearted New York City subway audiences. In all areas of his life, Muller is driven by two overarching themes: connection and mastery.
Sugarland was far from Bush’s first success in the music industry, the veteran musician, songwriter, and producer has a long list of credits. He was half of the folk rock duo Billy Pilgrim in the ’90s and toured in support of Melissa Etheridge.