Providing encouragement, inspiration, and motivation for the musician taking the career longshot of a lifetime.
info_outline The LongShot Musician Podcast 01/16/2015
The LongShot Musician Podcast This episode is about change, particularly 3 changes I'm making to create a more streamlined path toward a more successful year. The Christmas break allowed me to spend some time reflecting on the business side of 2014 which led me to recognize 3 areas needed to change.
info_outline LongShot Musician Podcast 12/31/2014
LongShot Musician Podcast Spend 5 minutes with Brian White and you’ll quickly figure out, he’s a passionate man. Whether it’s about his home town Cincinnati Reds baseball team, his wife, his music, or his relationship with God, there’s no denying he’s all in. A veteran of the music industry, Brian has had the success that’s rewarded by such passion. As a touring artist signed with a major record deal, he fronted the Christian rock band “Brian White & Justice” for 15 years, recording 5 projects. As a writer his songs have earned him Fourteen #1 songs, 2 Dove Awards for Song of The Year (Michael English -”Holding Out Hope To You” & The Martins- “The Promise”), SESAC Country Song of The Year & Billboard’s Most Played Song of The Year (Rodney Atkins- “Watching You”) as well as ACM and CMA nominations.
info_outline LongShot Musician Podcast 12/11/2014
LongShot Musician Podcast Matthew Ebel is a piano rocker, a voice actor, an author, and a goofball. His science-fiction-themed performances and albums put him deep into Geek territory, yet his writing style remains approachable by all walks of life (human or otherwise). As a performer, he’s been named Guest of Honor at conventions such as CONvergence and Further Confusion, as well as having played venues from coffee houses to countless geek conventions to the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville.
info_outline LongShot Musician Podcast 11/26/2014
LongShot Musician Podcast My Guest today is Canadian singer/songwriter Dan Frechette. Dan has known no other path in life but the path of the career musician. Because of that he’s had no choice but to learn what it takes to make it happen on his musical journey. Whether he’s busking in the streets of Europe or working with his partner, violinist Laurel Thomsen, Dan simply overflows with his love for communicating through song.
info_outline LongShot Musician Podcast 11/18/2014
LongShot Musician Podcast How would you respond to a friend who calls to tell you she has finally decided to leave her 6-figure salary job and PhD program in order to pursue a full-time music career? Would you laugh? Call her crazy? Regardless of your response, I think we can all agree that this move would qualify as quite the Long Shot!
info_outline LongShot Musician Podcast 11/09/2014
LongShot Musician Podcast Perhaps you’re stuck in the pit of performance anxiety and you are overpowered by stage jitters and palpitations. Or maybe you have no problems on stage but struggle to make your music career work out financially. Well, then you need to listen to today’s interview with violinist Laurel Thomsen.