7 episodes

New podcast Making the Move is a series of coversations with full-time musicians, digging into the creative ways that they structure their careers, sustain their financial and artistic needs, and balance their professional and personal lives. From touring acts to cruise musicians, backing singers to sound engineers, musicians share their experiences and lessons learned as they commit themselves to their craft. Portland, OR artist Tara Velarde hosts, with new episodes every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month.

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New podcast Making the Move is a series of coversations with full-time musicians, digging into the creative ways that they structure their careers, sustain their financial and artistic needs, and balance their professional and personal lives. From touring acts to cruise musicians, backing singers to sound engineers, musicians share their experiences and lessons learned as they commit themselves to their craft. Portland, OR artist Tara Velarde hosts, with new episodes every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month.

    Moira Smiley | S1 E7

    Moira Smiley | S1 E7

    Accomplished musician Moira Smiley recounts the evolution of her career over the last two decades, the way that she builds her team, and her success in monetizing choral arrangements of her music.

    • 50 min
    The Junebugs | S1 E6

    The Junebugs | S1 E6

    Portland Folk-Pop trio The Junebugs share their stories, advice, and successes in the corporate and hotel circuits, thriving as a cover band and branching into their own originals.

    • 1 hr
    Emily Scott Robinson | S1 E5

    Emily Scott Robinson | S1 E5

    Recently named one of Rolling Stone's "10 New Country, Americana Artists You Need to Know", Emily Scott Robinson shares the details of her path from a DIY musician to an artist emerging on the national scene.

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Kyleen King | S1 E4

    Kyleen King | S1 E4

    Kyleen King shares her career journey working as a violinist on tours and in session work with The Decemberists, My Morning Jacket, Band of Horses, and most recently, Brandi Carlile.

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Mont Chris Hubbard | S1 E3

    Mont Chris Hubbard | S1 E3

    Portland pianist and musical theater staple Mont Chris Hubbard talks about art for income versus personal expression, getting "in" with local theaters, and the challenges of explaining his career to non-musicians.

    • 45 min
    The Singer and the Songwriter | S1 E2

    The Singer and the Songwriter | S1 E2

    San Franscisco Neo Folk Jazz duo The Singer and the Songwriter share their experiences touring, learning about the scope of the music business, and navigating life on the road with a chronic illness.

    • 1 hr 18 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
2 Ratings

2 Ratings

BethanyJoy22 ,

Yes!

Such an interesting dive into the lives of musicians and I am loving to learn of great music by great people. Tara is such a compassionate and present interviewer who has done her research ahead of time, so the conversation has a direction and flow that is easy and enjoyable to follow.

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