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Philosophical Music Tips for the Aspiring Musician by Lil' Rev

Lil' Rev sez,
1)Look like you are having a good time. Otherwise, blacken a tooth or two.2)Let the mistakes roll right off you! Don’t call attention to them, we all do, including me, but it is best to let them go by, often folks don’t even know half the time when you screwed up, for the sake of professionalism, just keep going!3)Good eye contact is the key to playing well with others. 4)For BIG concerts, know your tunes well. 5)Talk to your audience, they love to be engaged! 7)Be in the moment! Not somewhere else. 8)Smile! Even if you are terrified! Or make sure you are wearing a dry pair Depends. 9)Think confidently and positively and you’ll play well. 10)In leading a song, be confident enough to pretend that your cheat sheet isn’t there. 11)Sing into the Microphone, not the air 12)Music comes from the deepest part of the soul, if you are tired, stressed, overworked or unhappy, it will show.13)It never hurts to know a few Jokes!14)Be a character….on stage, all possibilities exist! …