Long Tail Sessions, Vol. VII—Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Today’s mix features two musical greats who, unfortunately, passed away this week. Gorde Downe and Fats Domino were amazing artists that leave an incredible legacy! I’m also sharing one of the best covers I’ve ever heard, Joni Mitchell covering her own song Both Sides Now, decades after she released the original recording of the song. Both Sides Now wasContinue reading “Long Tail Sessions, Vol. VII—Wednesday, October 25, 2017”

Long Tail Sessions, Vol. VI with Jazmín Morales—October 18, 2017.

Hi everyone. The playlist this week is super fun, featuring a variety of genres and styles. Special callout for Barber’s Summer Music, Op. 31, which takes me back to my summer festival days when I performed this a few times. I absolutely adore this piece and it was one of the first that effectively paintedContinue reading “Long Tail Sessions, Vol. VI with Jazmín Morales—October 18, 2017.”

The Long Tail Sessions, Vol. V—Jonathan Kuuskoski interview and some great tools of the trade, and an amazing playlist.

Hi everyone! This week, I decided to include a short interview with Jonathan Kuuskoski, who currently serves as the Interim Chair of the Department of Entrepreneurship & Leadership (EXCEL) and Director of the EXCEL Lab at the University of Michigan School of Music Theatre and Dance. Here is the interview: I’m also happy to share myContinue reading “The Long Tail Sessions, Vol. V—Jonathan Kuuskoski interview and some great tools of the trade, and an amazing playlist.”

Taylor Swift and Equity for Artists

Taylor Swift recently pulled her entire catalog of songs off Spotify, arguing that there “should be an inherent value placed on art.”  It appears that Taylor made about $500,000 last year in domestic streaming through Spotify.  Before her departure, she had millions of people playing her songs every day. Spotify argues that artists will reapContinue reading “Taylor Swift and Equity for Artists”

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