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Musicians' Corner

Musicians' Corner (found under the '...and more' menu button) contains articles aimed more at musicians, instrumentalists, and teachers than music-loving members of the general public. All information given is either the result of first-hand experience or careful research. Advice, tips, recommendations, ideas and suggestions are given in good faith and carry no guarantees.

It is my hope that these articles will help up-and-coming musicians to achieve their musical goals.

In addition to the articles appearing in Musicians' Corner I have a book that may be of interest to anyone aiming for a career in music as a performer:

3D image of the book: Breaking Into the Music Business: An Essential Guide for Performers.Breaking Into the Music Business: An Essential Guide for Performers

The book contains a wealth of information based on my 30-years' experience as a performer and teacher and is available as an eBook from or

If you don’t have an eBook reader, such as a Kindle, you can download an eBook reading App for a variety of smartphones, computers and tablets, free from Amazon. You are also able to preview part of the book and receive a free sample before purchase.

With an eBook reader you are able to view pages and even download a sample free!



Just arrived on this site:

Jan. 30, 2018. Turntables are making a comeback, with many on the market to choose from. This month's article, Choosing a Turntable, can helps you make the right choice.

Dec. 30, 2017. This month I've updated the article Harry Beckett in Concert.

Nov. 27, 2017. After evaluating the Focusrite Scarlett 6i6 2nd Generation USB Interface for several months, I can now post this in-depth review.

Oct. 30, 2017. The KORG SV-1 Keyboard Image Gallery has been updated this month with a brief description added to each photograph.

Sept. 25, 2017. This month sees the addition of a new piece of music - Heaven's Door.

Aug. 29, 2017. This month I've added a small selection of old photographs to a new page entitled Gallery - Archive.

July 26, 2017. The question I attempt to answer this month is Why Pay For Music? Leaving aside the legal argument there is much more to consider. Read the article to find out more.

June 28, 2017. This month features an article on how to make DIY Acoustic Panels that don't need attaching to a wall with screws or glue.

May 29, 2017. New this month is a selection of six Royalty Free Radio Jingles.

April 30, 2017. After a half-year break from adding new material to this site, I've added an article / review on Headphone Holders.

Jan. ~ Mar. 2017. New posts coming soon.


Sometime Somewhere...


A relaxing Smooth Jazz CD. Listen to extracts of all 12 tracks now.


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