Category Archives: Lessons

Telluride Jazz Fest Gives Back with Education and Preserves American Jazz

Lessons  Music

Discovery is something we focus on, and to cultivate the next Jazz generation for festival goers. This is very important to the future of the festival. If he can motivate fans of all ages, to come to Telluride to see new bands, like Corey Henry and others, than that is a win all around. We really want something there for everyone. »

Futurebirds Fly into Telluride with Songs and Stories

Lessons  Touring

I would tell myself to take it much more seriously and take it much less seriously also – if that makes any sense. No one is going to do anything for you better than you will do it for yourself, so take seeing ideas through and getting things done more seriously. But also keep it your mind that this is Rock n Roll we’re talking about here – if you aren’t having a good time, how is anyone else supposed to? »

HÄANA Diversifies, Inspires & Releases

Lessons  Music

  “If you don’t know who HÄANA is, you need to discover her. She was one of the most talented individuals I came across all weekend [at Lightning in a Bottle Festival]. Dressed in a black and gold dress, with … »

5 Common Marketing Mistakes Musicians Make

Advertising  Lessons  Marketing

At the end of the day you’re a musician first and a marketer second. It’s always okay to bring in some outside help, but knowing the most common marketing mistakes musicians make will help you set yourself above the crowd by embracing the new opportunities available to you for promoting your music. »

How to Perform on The Santa Monica Pier

Lessons

  How to Perform on The Santa Monica Pier with Katie Ferrara The high foot-traffic of the Santa Monica Pier makes it one of the most sought-after locations to street artists and musicians in Los Angeles. Each day musicians, painters, dancers, … »

MasterWriter by Justin Roth

Lessons

As a songwriter myself, I’m well aware that inspiration doesn’t usually strike at the most convenient times. Finding my way back to many of my initial lyric and music ideas has destined some potential songs to be forever MIA. Enough is enough. There’s got to be a better way.
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Hugh Sung and Artist Works Promotion

Lessons

Yes, the legendary pianist himself will personally respond to your videos. More on that below…. You can start learning with Hugh Sung or any of our other teachers today, and save 15% on any subscription by using the code »

How to Play in Someone Else’s Band

Lessons  Music

{gain twenty years of road experience with a five minute read} by Danny Barnes             The Danny Barns BIO: i’ve been at this a pretty long time. the main thing i use to get my ideas … »

New Year’s Challenge from Artist Works

Deals  Lessons

To help kick off your musical goals for 2016, Hugh Sung & ArtistWorks has put together this 30 day challenge to do a piano workout for 20 minutes a day. »

5 Secrets to Developing a Highly Successful Career in the Music Industry

Lessons  Music

What do you think successful musicians do to achieve success in their music careers? Surely, not all great musicians accomplish the same goals, but every one of them has taken the same fundamental steps to grow long-lasting careers. Next are … »