I just finished watching the Michael Jackson documentary, “This is It.” As you probably know, the film chronicles the rehearsals for his London tour just before his death.
I loved watching him work and seeing the process. How he tirelessly went over dance moves and vocal parts; how he gave instructions and arrangement changes to the band.
His hand was in every aspect of the show. And MJ knew something REALLY important! Several times after mistakes were made by whoever, he would smile… Continue
Added by Amy Wolter on December 2, 2009 at 9:24am —
Why is that so many songwriters are so incredibly resistant to seeking and accepting coaching and feedback on their craft?
My friend, music-biz book guru, Mike Lawson has done extensive research, studying which book titles sell, and which tend to languish. I’m paraphrasing here: “A tech guy, with no literary talent whatsoever, can write a boring-as-dirt text on how to mix in ProTools, or maybe a book on the subject of microphone… Continue