So You Wanna Get Paid To Sing – Part Four: Sight Reading

Many people ask me if you need to be able to sight read (notated music) to get hired to sing on sessions. There are basically two camps in the session world. Depending on which one you are apart of will determine whether it’s necessary for your career or not. I actually recommend sharpening your sight reading skills regardless of what camp you’re in. You just never know who will call you. You always want to be prepared and able to say YES!

So You Wanna Get Paid To Sing – Part Three

If you wanna get paid to sing, study someone who IS getting paid to sing. Start studying what it is about the artist that gives them such a great fan base. There are many factors to be aware of. Is it their sound, song choice, look, attitude, interaction with fans or are they a great overall entertainer? These are the things you need to study about them.