May 2009

Amazing News!

by Jason on May 31, 2009 · 2 comments

in Bands, Music, Recording

I have been applying for grants for years for a number of different projects. There are many wonderful organizations out there willing to fund arts projects but many, many more artists applying for those grants. I’m always disappointed when I don’t get funded, but even more amazed at all the quality artists out there who […]


Merriam-Wester defines “schmoozing” as: to chat in a friendly and persuasive manner especially so as to gain favor, business, or connections It is this skill that has helped me achieve most every success I’ve had in the music business. It’s a skill I learned during my years in the radio, and one that sets me […]

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When I’m not gigging myself I try to get out to support other musicians in town. I will admit that I don’t do it as often as I’d like, but last night I got to see not one but two great shows. I started the night at Egan’s Ballard Jam House to see my friend’s […]


As far back as I can remember I wanted to be a musician. I used to stand in front of the mirror in my room as a young boy, singing into a hairbrush to David Bowie and Kiss songs, pretending to be a rock star. My parents started me on piano when I was 8 […]


Welcome to One Working! You may be asking yourself, as I have repeatedly, “why on earth is Jason starting another blog? Aren’t there enough blogs in the world already”? Well, the short answer is, yes. But a conversation I had recently on a message board that I frequent got me thinking about how many […]