Category Archives for "Advice for New Artists"

October 22, 2014

Barry Manilow – HuffPost 10.22.14

Mike Ragogna: Beautiful. Since we’re kind of on the subject, what advice do you have for new artists? Barry Manilow: It all depends on who the artist is. My overall advice for young musicians and young artists would be to learn how to read music. I know it sounds dumb, but I’m telling you, man… […]

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October 15, 2014

Zak Smith – HuffPost 10.15.14

Mike Ragogna: What advice do you have for new artists? Zak Smith: Make sure you know what stuff really speaks to you. Make sure you’re not playing something a certain way, or writing a certain way, because you’re “supposed to.” If it doesn’t connect with you, and you’re not feeling it, you’re not on the […]

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