TEM183: Embracing the business elements of music and common mistakes that will tank your career: A conversation with Umphrey's McGee's Joel Cummins

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TEM183: Embracing the business elements of music and common mistakes that will tank your career: A conversation with Umphrey's McGee's Joel Cummins

Joel Cummins is the keyboardist for Umphrey's McGee and the author of The Realist's Guide to a Successful Music Career.

On Today's Episode of The Entrepreneurial Musician:

  • Joel's brand new book, The Realist's Guide to a Successful Music Career (trust me - it's awesome!)

  • Why we have to embrace the career and business elements of music if we want to have successful and fulfilling careers

  • The Passion Test

  • The importance of finding like-minded artists to collaborate with (one of the secrets to the enormous success of Umphrey's McGee)

  • Common mistakes that will tank your career as a musician

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Produced by Andrew Hitz

Show notes for all episodes of TEM including topics discussed, links to all books and websites referenced can be found at:

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