28 episodes

The Performer's Pathway is an episodic podcast by Adam Small and Jake Moses (from My Music Masterclass) on building a thriving music career. The main focus of this show is to help musicians get out of the practice room and utilize their skills and talents in the real world. Adam brings 20+ years of music industry experience to the table as a professional bassist, film/TV composer and producer; in addition, he has spent time as a music consultant and lecturer, helping artists find their path. Jake is a professional guitarist and pianist currently residing in Los Angeles and he provides a working musician’s perspective and vital insight to the podcast. Besides our hosts, there will be frequent guest appearances including acclaimed musicians, industry insiders, health professionals and much more. This show is a must-listen for any musician who wants professional fulfillment, better gigs and a flourishing career in the music business.

The Performer's Pathway Adam Small

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    • 5.0, 10 Ratings

The Performer's Pathway is an episodic podcast by Adam Small and Jake Moses (from My Music Masterclass) on building a thriving music career. The main focus of this show is to help musicians get out of the practice room and utilize their skills and talents in the real world. Adam brings 20+ years of music industry experience to the table as a professional bassist, film/TV composer and producer; in addition, he has spent time as a music consultant and lecturer, helping artists find their path. Jake is a professional guitarist and pianist currently residing in Los Angeles and he provides a working musician’s perspective and vital insight to the podcast. Besides our hosts, there will be frequent guest appearances including acclaimed musicians, industry insiders, health professionals and much more. This show is a must-listen for any musician who wants professional fulfillment, better gigs and a flourishing career in the music business.

    A Chat With Larry Koonse

    A Chat With Larry Koonse

    Acclaimed jazz guitarist Larry Koonse joins us in the virtual studio today. We chat about practicing, achieving perspective, career, the love of music and much more. This is an inspiring episode, check it out!

    • 59 min
    A Chat With Brian Charette

    A Chat With Brian Charette

    NYC organist/keyboardist/solo-artist Brian Charette joins us in the virtual studio today. We talk about musical projects, staying busy during the quarantine, career path, mental outlook, kung fu and more. Brian is a very intelligent, hard-working and successful musician as well as a super cool guy!

    • 34 min
    Alexander Technique for Musicians

    Alexander Technique for Musicians

    This week we are very fortunate to be joined by Mastaneh Nazarian who is a teacher of Alexander Technique, an accomplished guitarist, composer and more. Mastaneh breaks down some core principles and concepts of Alexander technique and explains how it can benefit one's musical and daily life. This is a really cool and helpful episode, check it out!

    • 47 min
    Just Say No!

    Just Say No!

    When you first start pursuing music on a professional level, you will most likely be saying YES to almost every gig. That being said, as you become more seasoned and busy, this dynamic will need to change or you’ll be stuck in a rut. Join Adam Small and Jake Moses from My Music Masterclass as they discuss when and how to say NO in order to help your career and musical life!

    • 42 min
    A Chat With Jimmy Haslip

    A Chat With Jimmy Haslip

    Legendary bassist and producer Jimmy Haslip joins us in the virtual studio this week. We talk about the music business, current projects, touring, people skills, Allan Holdsworth, Jaco Pastorius, dealing with quarantine and much more. Check it out!

    • 1 hr 4 min
    A Chat With Ari Hoenig

    A Chat With Ari Hoenig

    Acclaimed drummer, composer and educator Ari Hoenig joins us in the virtual studio this week. We talk about music, career, quarantine, social media, the "future" of jazz, tomatoes and much more. Yup, tomatoes...check out this episode to learn more!

    • 56 min

Customer Reviews

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10 Ratings

10 Ratings

chef pinny ,

Excellent!

This podcast is invaluable to musicians and civilians alike. Thank you for doing this as well as the masterclass videos!

YvonnickP ,

Love it

Fantastic show for musicians and creative like myself. Adam and Jake deliver some useful and practical nuggets to take away. Thanks for the inspiration !

notefarmer ,

Entertaining and fun with VALUABLE insight

Great podcast!! Offers valuable insight in a fun and entertaining way. Covering a wide range of topics that are essential for all musicians to know, and presented by guys who know their stuff. Featuring interviews with some serious cats too! Highly recommended!

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