#202 - Performance Does Matter


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How do you go about conquering stage fright? Do you know the best way to handle a heckler from the audience? Do you have an idea of what your single most important element of your music performance is? How do you go about reading an audience if you see that you’re “losing them”. Singer, Songwriter, and author of the book “Performance Matters” John M comes on this episode of The Business Side of Music, to discuss these topics, along with what it takes to get on stage and put on the perfect performance for your audience.

John has six albums to his credit, along with producing a documentary film on “House Concerts”. Music Connection Magazine has named him as one of the “Top 100 Unsigned Acts” to look out for. He also teaches Master Classes and workshops based on his book. These are in depth and interactive workshops, exploring all aspects of the live on stage performance.


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Music for this episode provided by -

Artist: Shawn Kingsberry

Song: Drive

Songwriter: Shawn Kingsberry (ASCAP)

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