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LJS 52: Birthday Episode feat. 8 Special Guests with Musical Failures

Happy 1 year Birthday LJS Podcast! On today’s episode we celebrate one year of successful podcast episodes. On the show we have a record setting 8 guests joining us to talk about their musical failures, how they overcame them, and what they learned from them. This is a value packed episode, so listen in!

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In this episode

  1. Happy Birthday LJS Podcast!
  2. Keelan Dimick’s story about how he couldn’t read music well.
  3. Brett Pontecorvo’s story about how he learned to listen to his band members the hard way.
  4. Josiah Boornazian’s story about how he used to get lost while playing music.
  5.  Mike Taylor talks about how he uses three words to help him overcome his musical struggles.
  6. Diego Maldonado talks about the mindset he has achieved to overcome all of his musical failures.
  7. Wallace Stelzer talks about the time he put the wrong date down for a wedding gig.
  8. Shawn Schlogel talks about how thinking too much while playing has held him back from playing music to his full potential.
  9. Nathaniel Shroeder talks about a time he released a project he wasn’t 100% confident in.
  10. Brent talks about his biggest music failure and how overcoming it has changed everything.

Listen to episode 51: Everything You Need To Know About Jazz Jam Sessions

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Brent Vaartstra
Brent Vaartstra is a professional jazz guitarist and educator living in New York City. He is the head blogger and podcast host for which he owns and operates. He actively performs around the New York metropolitan area and is the author of the Hal Leonard publication "Visual Improvisation for Jazz Guitar." He's also the host of the music entrepreneurship podcast "Passive Income Musician."


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