Hello All, I need your advice on poor acoustics. I just landed a gig in a local tiki-ish sports bar. Great decor, but poor layout of bar and restaurant. First of all, very high ceilings, over…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by brad shores Sep 23, 2013.
HI everyone, you may have seen my previous post about pricing a bar gig fridays 5 to 8 pm. Bars are tricky i have heard from many musicians. Well, all was going well, crowd really loves it.…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Aaron Abrahamson Cote Mar 14, 2013.
Hi, I just a got a gig in a local bar/restaurant. Here's all the background info so you can make comments for me:It is a Tiki and Sports Bar, tropical decor, descent food, tables and waitress…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by brad shores Jan 20, 2013.
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have a question re playing with a band. A great local band (Calypso/Cover Band) wants me to demo with them. I will speak to the guy later today, but want to explain myself in a professional manner. I don't have enough musical expertise to "improvise", but if i know the key of a song, then yes, i can play chords, etc. So far, been playing by myself with my tracks.
any ideas on how i can respond to this band professionally. of course, i would be…Continue
Posted on March 12, 2013 at 5:51am — 2 Comments
Does anyone have a backing track for HERE COMES THE BRIDE key of c ?
Searched songs on I tunes and many are just not good to use with steel pan. I bought 3 songs from I TUNES with harp and guitar, none are in the key of C (which is pretty easy), but I will use any key at this point; I can try to figure those notes, but I don't know what key the songs are in that I purchased so far.
any suggestions ? This is for an outdoor beach wedding on oct 6th. I am playing for 30…Continue
Posted on September 16, 2012 at 10:28pm — 4 Comments
have a gig tomorrow for 2 hrs; we did agree on a price, and I did mention that I take breaks every hr, but I did not specify it to the client and no time to do it in writing now,
What is customary ? 15 mins after playing 45 mins. then play for the next hr. straight through ? but then that would only be one 15 min break for the whole 2 hrs. of playing ? should it be 2 ten min breaks ?
I am very confused... if i am there from 2 to 4pm, those breaks are…Continue
Posted on September 1, 2012 at 1:30pm — 4 Comments
I was on the beach singing to Beatles' YELLOW SUBMARINE and I thought, wow, this song would be great on pan. But what about an entire book of popular Beatles songs. I have been playing YESTERDAY, which I found in an easy Piano book my cousin gave me, and I like to have at least 2 or 3 songs by a particular artist that I love. and I love when the audience is familiar with the tunes!!!
So, if you think that is a good idea, let me know.
Posted on August 20, 2012 at 6:19am