Fleck is perhaps the most well-known banjo player on the planet. He’s traveled to Africa to study the banjo’s origins, and championed the instrument’s evolution, playing everything from jazz fusion to classical.
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Victor Wooten’s Music and Nature Camps
In addition to being one of the premier bass players of his time, most widely known as a member of Béla Fleck and the Flecktones, Grammy winning bassist Victor Wooten also runs a successful music camp in Only, Tennessee. Wooten’s Center for Music and Nature at Wooten Woods Retreat originally focused on teaching music to bass players. Now in its 15th year, it has accommodated all instruments—voice, horns, keyboards, and more—for at least the last six years or so.
Band Banners 101: Make Sure Your Band Has The Best Setup
A band backdrop is a key component in your band’s marketing efforts. In fact, stage backdrops are the number one priority for a new band. A quality band backdrop or stage scrim that is well designed can make a huge impact on stage and can brand your music group effectively.
Cool Tool Spotlight: Cloudlifter Zi
The Cloudlifter Zi has continuously variable input impedance and continuously variable high-pass filtering that works in tandem to create massive tone…
How to Write an Awesome Band or Artist Bio
While artists would like to believe the music speaks for itself, a strong bio is an important part of promoting your music.
Here are some pointers to help you write the best artist bio possible.
Community Video: Carly Jo Jackson – Oh Yeah
Carly Jo Jackson is an indie/acoustic/pop artist with a vocal tone that is infectious as her charismatic stage presence.
Steven Tyler Launches Charity to Help Abused Girls
Steven Tyler Launches Charity to Help Abused Girls by launching a new philanthropic initiative: Janie’s Fund — a partnership with Youth Villages…
Exclusive Q&A with Sugarland’s Kristian Bush on the Launch of Southern Gravity
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.
Feminism Through Song: Erika Lloyd Celebrates Powerful Women in Music
Erika Lloyd prepares for her upcoming release of her album “Power” by discussing women in the music industry and how today isn’t so different from long ago.
Community Video: Jason Damico – Hold Me a Little Closer
Jason Damico is a twenty one year old multi-instrumentalist, singer/songwriter, performer and actor. At 15 years old Jason became the youngest member of the Duke University Jazz Ensemble.