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2008 in Rear View

My Top 10 Posts for 2008

Added by Carol on January 1, 2009 at 12:21am — No Comments

Guess My Guest

I interviewed one of the most recorded bass players in the history of music for my blog. The interview runs next week (YES! I'm so very excited!!!!)

So, today I'm running a contest. Guess My Guest for a chance to win an autographed CD. Just stop by my blog, She Lives, and leave a comment with your guess!

(YES! You have heard MANY of this bassist's recordings. Absolutely!)

Good luck!

Added by Carol on September 4, 2008 at 1:30pm — No Comments

FREE Book for 'Tween Girls - Just Ask Me For It

I am giving away three FREE copies of the book Between Us Girls by Vicki Courtney. This is a gorgeous book, colorful and very magazine-like in appearance. It is packed full of wholesome talk for girls, some of it by other girls who have BTDT. It is Christian in nature and strongly emphasizes virtue and godliness.



I'll send a FREE copy to the first three moms to run over to my blog and ask me for it… Continue

Added by Carol on August 24, 2008 at 10:49am — No Comments

Charity Gigs are the Toughest, I Think.

There are just some things that are difficult to face in this life. But we do what we can to help and we count our blessings along the way.

I'm playing several charity gigs between now and the holidays. I think the three toughest ones are the Alzheimer's Memory walks I'll be playing in two different cities and this gig right here.

Added by Carol on August 5, 2008 at 12:39am — No Comments

How important is basic music theory?

I may be stirring up the hornet's nest with my opinion that musicians should learn to read and speak the language of music. It's true that a lot of musicians have become very successful without these basic skills, but I really don't see why they never made the effort to learn.

Added by Carol on July 28, 2008 at 12:20pm — No Comments

Tips for Finding Your Child a Music Teacher

Finding a good music teacher can be a rough go. They don't usually list in the Yellow Pages. I had a couple of crummy music teachers when I was a kid. I also had some really good ones. So far, I've been pleased with the instructors I've chosen for my kids.

If you're considering music lessons for your youngster, here are some tips that may help you along.

Added by Carol on July 23, 2008 at 9:54pm — No Comments

Please take a minute to applaud these young musicians

I posted an interview with a bunch of young musicians today at She Lives. If you have a sec and can drop by, please leave them a little applause in comments. Sometimes it just takes a little encouragement to keep a youngster going.

Thanks!

Added by Carol on July 18, 2008 at 10:28am — No Comments

She Lives

I just want to extend and invitation to visit my non-MBC blog, She Lives. This week I'm starting a series on young musicians, mostly designed to encourage youngsters in music and to provide tips and info to parents on how to help their young musicians succeed.

Leave a comment to let me know you stopped by!

Meanwhile, Rock On, Moms!

Added by Carol on July 15, 2008 at 9:59am — 1 Comment

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