"I'm a musician. I write music. I play songs. That's what I do. I'm in the music business and that's what I have to do first. I fell in love with music as a kid, listening to songs, sitting at the piano playing songs, going over to friends' houses, “Hey, I learned this song. Let's play it together.” That primal energy of creating music and playing it with somebody is the thing I love the most. So I keep that at the forefront." - client John Papa Gros
A funny promo for client Rich Redmond's new line of signature drumsticks. And yes, I have been tempted to do this myself at offices I have worked.
How the song “Someday” came about. It's me, AD, and Ryan on a night off in Atlantic City. We're at the Dolphin Bar at the AC Club … it's closed now … we're sitting there half lit. Drinking. Night off. In the midst of a conversation, AD raised his glass and said, “Here's to someday.”
Ryan stood up and said, “There's a song in there somewhere. All right. I'm gone.” And he went upstairs.
The next day there is a knock at my door and Ryan is there with a guitar and a little scratch piece of paper that I still have with the first lyric that he wrote for it and the melody. - Louis Prima of clients Louis Prima Jr and the Witnesses
A beautiful and poignant song from client Jonatha Brooke. It is from her upcoming album, "Midnight. Hallelujah.", which you can find out more about at http://www.pledgemusic.com/projects/jonathabrookealbum?utm_campaign=project13394
Nikki and Nick of clients Time for Three shredding on the violins. And this was just for warm up.
Cris: Are you constantly singing when you're at home?
Client Johnny Colla of Huey Lewis & The News: Yeah, I am. I mean I am constantly working. That is sort of the curse of having a home studio and more ideas than time. It's sort of always calling me. But I don't walk around the house singing much. I leave that up to my wife. She's a classically trained singer. And she puts the headphones on and whether she's cleaning or in the kitchen, she's singing at the top of her lungs. So I don't stand a chance.
Client Rich Redmond with advice about the business side of the music business: No one is better than you