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One Tour – Four Countries

While I adjusted my internal clock to run on American Eastern Standard Time after a 15-day tour in Germany, Scotland, England and Ireland, I looked back at the things that were done right and realized why paying attention to the...

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Chaos Ensemble – Chapter 4

A common form of chaos deals with organizational skills, or the lack of, and the resulting effects.     Without succumbing to going totally global here, I refer to coping with individual projects and how to keep...

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Chaos Ensemble – Chapter 3

Chaos can occur in a multitude of settings. It pops up when a group of players attempt to play together or when a group approaches a craft or new technique from various levels or angles. Everyone learns from different directions...

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The Touring & Concert Business

We understand, EVERYBODY would LOVE to open up for that SUPERSTAR (insert name here) CONCERT coming up! You & ‘what Army’! You need to UNDERSTAND the Concert & Touring business to see where you fit in & what you need...

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Life On The Road

"I have facial tattoos and a methamphetamine problem that makes if difficult to acquire or hold a regular job…. I work as a stage hand a few times a month to make the rent on my trailer then I tell the girls in the...

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