July 2009

After months of planning, writing, arranging, rehearsing, recording, mixing, mastering, licensing, copyrighting, artwork-approving, liner note-writing and many different people-paying, the new Jason Parker Quartet CD “No More, No Less” is now complete! I sent the final files and master off to the replicator this week and should have the physical CD’s in my hands sometime […]

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What a Week!

by Jason on July 22, 2009 · 0 comments

in Business, Teaching

Last week was perhaps the busiest week of my year. Not only did I have 4 gigs, 3 meetings and one interview, I was also teaching the “Rock Band 101” class at the EMP|SFM in Seattle. I teach 3 sessions of this class each summer, where we bring together 15 teens and teach them how […]

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Every Friday on this blog is “Makin’ it Happen Friday”, where I feature another musician who’s found a way to make a living playing music. I am constantly inspired by others, and hope to pass that inspiration on to you. OK, so I know that it’s Sunday, not Friday. Due to unforeseen circumstances I was […]

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There is a fascinating discussion about sustainability and the arts going on over at Createquity, Ian David Moss’s blog. Trombonist Alex Rodriguez has some interesting thoughts on the subject and Dave Douglas has picked up the discussion as well. All this prompted me to reply, which gave rise to this post that has been brewing […]

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Every Friday on this blog is “Makin’ it Happen Friday”, where I feature another musician who’s found a way to make a living playing music. I am constantly inspired by others, and hope to pass that inspiration on to you. I only recently became aware of Josh Freese even though he’s been an in-demand session […]

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