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Ross Trottier Went from Sleeping in His Car to Making it Happen as a MusicPreneur

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Utsav Lal and the Deliquescent Ivories

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Nate Maingard is a Modern Troubadour

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Job Security for Unemployable Musicians w/ Michael O’Neal

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Aaron Bethune says “Make Your Own Pie With the Ingredients You’ve Got!”

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Augie Haas

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Adrian Griffin

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Harry Kim

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Johan de Meij on Keeping the Score in Your Head, Not Your Head in the Score

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Peyden Shelton

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The Song Inside You

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I had an interesting exchange today during an interview for the Trumpet Dynamics podcast. I was speaking with a young man in Kampala, Uganda who plays trumpet. I couldn’t quite tell how much of a role trumpet plays in his life. He’s obviously serious about it but he either didn’t understand my questions or I…

Music is My Instrument

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In over 30 years of playing the trumpet, I’ve become pretty good at it. But I don’t like to think of myself as a trumpet player. It sounds so limiting. Five years ago, that’s how I would have described myself when it came to describing what I do. But I left my comfort zone called…

The Problem With Musicians…

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The problem with musicians is that they’re so musical. Why start a blog and podcast called MusicPreneur when there are already so many podcasts devoted to business and an equal number devoted to music? Why can’t musicians just listen to one of the many business podcasts out there and call it a day? Because musicians are…

Create Your Own Standards

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When I was employed by the U.S. Army as a musician, I was always amazed at the disparity of performance standards they have for musicians. On one hand, you have the “special” bands in Washington, D.C. These bands are extremely good and have exceptionally high standards for employment. Then on the other hand, you have bands at places…

Know Your Limits

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This past weekend, I was given a great opportunity to play with the North Carolina Symphony. One of their trumpet players was sick so they called me to fill in. The orchestral rep is my favorite when it comes to trumpet playing so I was happy to do it. The problem was I had several…

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