Category Archives: Editorials

Sure, It was Your Idea!

by C. Steely, Staff Writer, Mad Muscians for Hire In the illustrious words of Randy Jackson… Yo! Yo, yo baby!  Hey listen, check it out! Do you remember when the Fender Suitcase came out in the late 60’s along with the … Continue reading

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American Idol – It Should Come as No Surprise

You shouldn’t be too surprised over the elimination of Pia Toscano from the American Idol competition.  As often as Randy Jackson has said, “This is a singing competition,” it is also painfully obvious that there is much more to it … Continue reading

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Tune in to Your Audience

by C. Steely So, you’re at your gig and you are about to engage the audience with your first song, which has been carefully chosen by the band to wean the crowd from where they are, to where you want … Continue reading

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You Can Hear the Difference

by C. Steely, Staff Writer, Mad Musicians for Hire American Idol has once again taken over the ratings.  The talent this year is by far in more abundance than in any previous year.  This should come as no surprise for … Continue reading

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Musical Improvisation

A while back I published an article about Musical Improvisation that some of you may have seen.  I am republishing it for those of you who may have missed it and for the newcomers to the blog. Improvisation in the … Continue reading

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