Music

Spotlight on Southend's up and coming

Spotlight on Southend's up and coming

Earlier this year I was fortunate enough to be asked to be part of the team facilitating a week long songwriting LAB, for some of Southend's Young Musician's. The project has opened up so many doors for this talented lot; since the LAB, they've hosted and played their first gig (the first ever for some of them); launched an open mic night for Southend's young musicians, been asked to play this years Village Green Festival and been hard at work on the release of their debut album - a compilation of original songs from each of them

How to find your own sound

How to find your own sound

I'm fortunate enough to teach a number of students who have real promise in a variety of disciplines, ranging through pop, singer/songwriter and musical theatre ... even a couple who haven't quite decided yet, but could go in any one of these directions. However, something that was present in most of them when they first started was 'the mimic'. In this article, I share my top 3 tips on how to stop doing this and start finding your own sound.