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LJS 46: How to Make Extra Money From a Jazz Side Hustle

Welcome to episode 46 of the LJS Podcast where today we are talking about how to make extra money from a jazz side hustle. A side hustle is any small business you do on the side from your full-time job that helps you make additional income. If you love jazz and have a passion for it, why not convert some of that to some pocket cash! Find out how. Listen in!

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In this episode

  1. What is a side hustle?
  2. Switching your mentality from hobbyist to side hustle. Think like a business person by looking for opportunities and being an entrepreneur.
  3. Main revenue stream categories: Live performance and education.
  4. Why starting a jazz side hustle is good for your jazz playing even outside of making money.

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Mentioned in the show

30 Days to Better Jazz Playing eCourse

A 30-day audio eCourse that walks you through focused, goal-oriented practicing, where you will be working on things that actually improve your jazz playing.


Do you have a jazz side hustle? Leave us a comment below.

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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