Episode #06, Brian Katz: Tackling Challenges, Managing Your Time, and Making Money!
Brian Katz is a professional musician and teacher. He is most well known for his "orchestral" approach to solo guitar playing and performing with an array of stellar musicians including Grammy nominated/Juno winner saxophonist/flautist, Jane Bunnett, Grammy recipient/tabla master Sukhwinder Singh, and classical flautist, Barbara Ackerman, among many others.
In this episode Brian and I discuss strategies for approaching musical education, tips for maximizing your efficiency while practicing, and how to make money as a musician.
5:30: The phenomenon of “Musical Bullies” and how to deal with them.
20:00: How to make money playing music.
29:00: Turning down gigs because they don’t pay enough.
36:00: The repercussions of “over-practice”.
44:00: How to learn an instrument efficiently
60:00: Strategies to become an amazing improviser
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