Playing music together is way different than playing by yourself. In order to get any group of people to sound good together you need to understand basic arrangement techniques, something we call orchestration. Check out our first instructional video for a lot of great tips and tricks.
How to make inspiration happen more often and what to with it. Join us as we talk about creating a culture of creativity for songwriting. http://musicandministry.co/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Podcast-010.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS
This is a must listen for all pastors, worship leaders, and musicians of all kinds as we use the illustration of drums to discuss the real reason musicians do what they do, why they are the way they are. It’s some of the most important information I can tell you about working with musicians. […]
Sometimes you just need a shot of motivation to keep moving forward. Here are some things that help us. “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” The Apostle Paul from Phillipians 4:16 “They conquer who believe they can.” Ralph Waldo Emerson “All things are possible to him who believes.” Jesus from Mark 9:23[…]
Join us as our special guest, Shawn Reed of Steve + Shawn gives us some fun examples of practical ways to help develop the musical gifts in your children and how that applies to your worship team as well. http://musicandministry.co/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Podcast-008-Shawn.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS
You do a sound check and can hear yourself just fine but then, like a mysterious cat burglar, it seems as if someone stole the sound from your instrument the moment everyone else starts playing. The music stops and much to your surprise, your equipment is still working – so you motion to get[…]
Our first guest is a big one as Jess Cates, from jesscatesmusic.com joins us to share lessons he’s learned from being a professional songwriter for his entire adult life. He’s written many #1 pop songs for artists such as the Backstreet Boys and Nick Lachey but he also wrote “Even So Come” that was recorded[…]
Being awesome doesn’t have to be expensive! Whether you have a budget or just chuckle at the mere idea of having a budget, the truth is that spending Kingdom finances is usually not the best way to achieve your God given vision. Sometimes it’s good to just put down the latest glossy product catalogue and[…]