This is the third and last article devoted to how we can prepare for the festival season. We discussed improving our Web presence and how venue operators who truly want to work WITH us can raise the bar, [...]
Nola Art House Music
NOLA Art House Music serves as your entry point into the community of all parties interested in the contemporary jazz scene as we live it in New Orleans. This community – locally, regionally, nationally and internationally – is large and we need to tap into it, to engage it and to create a dialog with it so they know that we as musicians are here and working towards a true cultural renaissance of one the greatest musical cities in the world!!
Like many of you, I constantly struggle with the contradictions of local music’s role as a cultural expression of, and for, the community versus a commodity of our hospitality industry. Last week, I began counting down to festival [...]
After a short hiatus, this week I want to remind the music community that we only have about six weeks to get ready for OUR season. I’m glad my editors gave me a couple of weeks off while [...]
Watching a harsh winter unfold in Europe, musician Evan Christopher takes a closer look at a new service for local musicians called "Digital Tip Jar."
Musician Evan Christopher has two important announcements about how musicians can take a huge step forward in creating a sustainable career.
Musician Evan Christopher looks ahead to the new year, with a cultural laundry list of ways to grow the music communitry for all of us.