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Episode Four – How to Structure a Lesson

Right-io! In this episode Murray and Andrew build on the last three episodes to give you all that you need to set up and manage a lesson. In this last episode they will take you through what should...

Episode Three – GOAL SETTING & PROGRESS

By now you know that you don’t need much equipment to get setup to become an instructor. Also you understand what’s involved in getting to understand where your student is in their...

Episode Two: PREPARING FOR YOUR LESSONS

Following on from the last episode (setup), Murray James and Andrew Grant continue to provide insights and tips to performing musicians. This episode focuses on what is involved in preparing for...

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Featured Artist: Steve Morrison

Featured Artist: Steve Morrison

Steve Morrison is a stalwart of the Sydney jazz scene. The multi-instrumentalist has showed his chops in venues as varied as Japanese restaurants to The Basement. Behind it all, we found a deeply engaging artist who’s as well versed in geo-politics as the peculiarities of the live music trade. We sat down with him for a chat.

Featured Artist: Emily Hanks

Featured Artist: Emily Hanks

Time to get your groove on folks with this week’s Featured Artist: Emily Hanks. She is a lady who knows how to serve up that ambient sultry stylin’, along with a large dose of quick wit. You’ll easily get lost in the whimsy of Emily’s musical universe. Her...

Featured Artist: Chris Neto

Featured Artist: Chris Neto

Chris Neto is this week’s featured artists and I for one, am so glad. We all know that music has the power to evoke, transport and compel us. Therefore, Chris with his guitar, beautiful instrumental compositions and deep poignant lyrics is exactly what I’d suggest we...

Featured Artist: Jeremy Hunter

Featured Artist: Jeremy Hunter

Jeremy Hunter is this week’s Featured Artist. He is also an amateur astrologer, sci-fi movie buff, Indian food fan (apparently you just have to say garlic naan and he starts to salivate in anticipation). Plus, most importantly, he is an endearingly humorous and an...

Featured Artist: Plum Green

Featured Artist: Plum Green

“I’m a witch with my cauldron” is a befitting statement from this week’s Featured Artists Plum Green. Seemingly it does not matter if you are seated at Plum’s dinner table or in the band’s audience, as either way you will leave gorged, satiated and roused having...

Featured Artist: Not a Lemur

Featured Artist: Not a Lemur

Not a Lemur are live music lovers and lovers in life. They are also this week’s Featured Artist. Rubi Matthews and Dominic Smith are the impressive couple behind this musical ensemble. We are not sure what came first to bring this duo together the music or the love....

Featured Artist: Black Bird Hum

Featured Artist: Black Bird Hum

Swing into 2019 with these chilled-out tunes and check out this week’s Featured Artist, Black Bird Hum. A band who evidently love playing for live audiences. Especially given the amount of time they spend on the road. Heading  across the Australian East Coast to...

Featured Artist: Mel Kay

Featured Artist: Mel Kay

More than a singer songwriter, this week’s Featured Artist Mel Kay is an inspiration. Mel Kay graduated with honors from Western Australian Academy Performing Arts (WAAPA) in 2015 only to be diagnosed with Lyme disease . Living through the nightmare of...

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