show episodes
 
Loading …
show series
 
Seasons Greetings My Lovely Drumsters, I hope you had an amazing holiday season and that 2022 brings you all the love, dreams, and fun goodies life has to offer. Do you love Christmas songs? They immediately seem to make the season of the holidays festive and I don’t think Christmas would be the same without them. They seem to be a genre of music t…
 
Do you believe in Angels? I do. On Thanksgiving morning I was sitting at the beach doing some editing when along came a few folks strolling along the shoreline. They stopped to have a chat and I overheard one of them say "we kick off our tour tomorrow" so, of course, my ears perked up. I asked them what they did and Olivia said "we have a group cal…
 
Greetings Lovely Drumsters, In today's episode, Tara Divina is here to share some of her favorite tips for staying centered as an artist. Tara is a heart-healing medicine musician who creates songs to bring our deepest prayers into reality. Tara draws on her experience as a former Vice President at the Warner Music Group to offer business coaching …
 
Are you thinking about starting your own podcast? Do you already have one? Today we have Mark Asquith CEO and founder of Captivate FM – Rebel Base Media. Mark is here to help you gain genuine listeners and get more downloads of your show. Mark quit his day job back in 2005 and started Captivate FM a podcast hosting service that serves thousands of …
 
Are you pondering about starting your own business? Maybe a part-time side hustle but not really sure what or where to begin? Or, maybe you’re looking to start a podcast of your own for your business. Today’s guest John Lee Dumas (J.L.D) of Entrepreneurs on Fire is here to share how you too can begin your podcast and some things to do and avoid whe…
 
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to make a living by using your voice? I’m not referring to a singing career but rather a one doing voice-overs. Audiobook narrators and voice-over work has been around for decades, but, today, there’s an explosion of ways you can make money and earn a living as one. No longer do you need to hire a studio…
 
Hello Rockin' Drumsters, I hope you are doing great and that you're accomplishing everything on your to-do lists and still getting in some downtime too. Are you looking to create some new and fresh logos for your business? Would you like to add in your favorite colors but are not sure what they may mean to others? Do you know what the color red mea…
 
Greetings my lovely Drumsters, I hope you are enjoying summer and having fun with family and friends. Do you find that it's a little bit more tricky to stay motivated to do the "important" things during this time of year? You know, the stuff we don't want to be doing when we know that if we did, we can have some amazing things happen in our lives? …
 
Are you looking to grow your audience or build your tribe? Get more followers whether on your social media channels, YouTube channels or membership sites? Hilda Labrada Gore (Holistic Hilda) is here today to share how you can gain more ears and eyes on your creative ventures and make more money in your business. Today Hilda covers: Why hosting a po…
 
Greetings My Lovely Drumsters, Drumroll please....today I am sharing an interview we had with Tom McNeill of Patreon. This is part of the Tampa Jam continued series. Tom McNeill, Creator Partnerships Associate at Patreon, a membership platform that makes it easy for artists to get paid is here to tell you some of the amazing benefits you can easily…
 
Greetings my lovely Drumsters, I am so excited to share some great news. I will be speaking at the Podfest Global starting this week. I will be speaking on Wednesday evening and in honor of such, I am sharing my interview with the founder Chris Krimitsos. He was a guest on our Tampa Jam Virtual Summit last year. Chris Krimitsos of the Podfest Expo …
 
Greeting my awesome Drumsters, Today I am sharing an interview I had with Ian Anderson Gray during the Tampa Jam It's Time To Pivot Online Summit. Ian is the founder of the Confident Live Marketing Academy and Seriously Social, a blog focused on live video and social media tools. He’s an international speaker, podcaster, trainer, teacher, and consu…
 
Hello my lovely Drumsters! I sure hope you are having a great kick off to your new year and that your resolutions will come to fruition. Today's guest is Dave Cool (yes, that's his real name) Dave is the Vice President of Business Development at BandZoogle and he's here with us to share with you how you can create a working website that can do so m…
 
Happy New Year my Drumsters! I hope you had a great New Year's Eve. Aren't you excited about having a new beginning? Last year was a train wreck and we've learned so much from it. Hopefully 2021 will get us back up and running like before the Pandemic and we can reclaim our lives. The other day was #National Sleep In Day and I thought about how som…
 
Hi my lovely Drumsters, I hope you're having a great last few days of this not-so-nice 2020. The holiday season is always a great time to reflecting, be grateful, and, to think about the think about the things you want for your life, your family, and your business. Today's episode is about how you can add a bit of "style" to the upcoming year (new …
 
Have you ever wondered what the difference is between those who are successful and those who aren't as successful? This is something that's always made me curious since I was very young. I've studied the habits of successful folks for a long time and today's show I will cover 10 of them (there are more, but, these will get you going in the right di…
 
What's the first thing you hear when you ask someone how they're doing? Do you get "I'm so busy", "I'm slammed at work", "It's been crazy?" I used to say those phrases all the time until I heard Tony Robbins once say something like "those who say they're busy, may be just that, busy, but, are they being productive?" and it gave me another one of th…
 
Sometimes it's hard to push ourselves to being our most productive, successful and happy. Yet, how many times a day do you think to self - "how am I ever going to get it all done?" I think we all go through this. We pile our plates up as high as we can on all the amazing things we're going to do, only to get to some or none of them done that day. T…
 
Happy belated Men's Grooming Day! For those of you that think skin care is just for women, think again my friend! As skin is one of the largest organs on our bodies, it would behoove you to take good care of it. If you do, it will bless you for year's to come. Why look like your 65 when you're only 45? Right? Who wants that? Take a quick listen to …
 
As we go through one of the most stressful, chaotic times in our history, it's important that we try to stay on track where our health is concerned. I don't know about you, but, this is one area I've been having a difficult time. One of the ways I like to exercise in the pool. At first, the closed the pools at our complex for the first three months…
 
Today's guest on the Lil' Drummer Girl podcast is Zakiya Hooker. She made her debut performance in 1991 with her infamous dad, John Lee Hooker, at the Kaiser Center Theatre in Oakland, CA. Since that time Zakiya has gone on to perform on shows with the likes of Etta James, Charles Brown, John Hammond, Taj Mahal, Charlie Musselwhite and many more. Z…
 
Conga Kurty (Curtis Parsons) the conga player of the HIRIE Band is here with us today. Conga Kurty shares with us: How he handled receiving some bad news about his gig with HIRIE and how he handled it without jeopardizing his relationship with his bandmates. The importance of persistence and how to gain influence with affluent folks in the industry…
 
I'm sorry I have been MIA for the past several weeks. I was finishing up the last touches of the book and I'm thrilled to say, it's finally done!!! Woot, woot, where's the champagne??? Since this pandemic has struck, I keep thinking about what's around the corner for us. Are you thinking about new ways that you can reinvent yourself and your career…
 
Greetings My Drumsters, I hope everyone is healthy and staying safe during these unknown and chaotic times. Today's episode is a quick but important one. It's about getting yourself one step closer to reaching your goals. Do you ask for what you want? Or, do you think that possibly the universe will secretly know and bring it to you? Knowing what y…
 
Are you passionate about your purpose in life? Do you know what your purpose is? I recently read a book called Be Obsessed or Be Average by Grant Cardone and I must say, everything he discusses in this book rang true to my belief system. When you have a purpose, a passion, your life's ambition to do xyz, whatever that project or passion may be. Do …
 
Welcome my fellow Drumsters, thanks for stopping by! Today we have a special guest, Judah Holiday is here with us from Miami, F.L.A. He is a singer songwriter whose breed of pop music is infectious with his melodies and hypnotic beats and, his warm and breezy sounds will quickly captivate you. Judah is here with us to talk about: His songwriting pr…
 
Today is National Love Note Day. It's that time where you can send the one you love a nice little note to remind them that you care. When was the last time you did something special for your loved one (without it being their birthday or an anniversary). In honor of today, I am sharing two secrets from my upcoming book: 151 Musically Inspired Secret…
 
Do you procrastinate? I think we all do. One way or another we let days go by and not work on the important things we know we SHOULD be working on. So, in honor of Fight Procrastination Day why not work on a couple of things that you've been putting off. You never know, it just might change your year. Best of luck to you, I know you got this! Let m…
 
In honor of the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, we are pleased to share this intimate interview with Gerardo "Jerry" Velez, the conga player with Jimi Hendrix in The Gypsy Sun and Rainbows Band. Gerardo is best known for playing the congas while performing at the original Woodstock with the infamous Jimi Hendrix in 1969. This month marks the 50th Ye…
 
How do you handle rejection? Do you feel when you don't get whatever it is that you want, you immediately feel defeated and ready to throw in the towel and give up? For those of us in the entertainment industry, artists and entrepreneurs we will inevitably face rejection one way or another. Whether it's a personal one (say a rejection with a loved …
 
I met Lawrence "Lipbone" Redding the night he played at my friend Kathy’s backyard concert. I hadn’t heard of him before and promised her I’d be there to catch the show. Well, I sure was glad that I did because, although I only had an hour to catch a portion of his show, I was enthralled by his playing and what he can do vocally with his mouth, I m…
 
I recently was at my 3rd annual Reggae Rise Up Festival in downtown St. Petersburg when I had the chance to see the band HIRIE live in person (finally), I’ve been trying to catch them since I learned of them about 3 years ago. Today we have a special guest, Kurtis Parsons, A/K/A “Conga Kurty” is in the house. In his interview we talk about: How to …
 
Are you going on a tour with your band soon? Do you have a tour manager? If not, you might need to do all of the work yourself. Do you know what to put into a tour rider? If not, today I'll cover some of the main points to a tour rider and you will learn what you should add to it and will allow for a smooth and seamless tour. Having all of your imp…
 
Today we meet with Harvey Drouillard. Harvey is known for photographing nudes in public. He wasn't always a photographer. He's done all sorts of jobs from his beginnings with his entrepreneurial family, working in their family-owned gas station, or, working as a welder, realtor or even a supervisor of Zingermans Delicatessen in Anne Arbor, Michigan…
 
If you love tropical, Soca music, Steel Pan drums, you're going to love Nelson Rivera's work with the Bickley Island Chill. Nelson has been playing music from a very early age, he began playing as a bassist and percussionist in over 10 bands which covered rock and roll, heavy metal, fusion, bilingual pop, smooth jazz and now in the Caribean vibe fo…
 
Oliver loves building startups from the ground up. He was co-founder at nRelate, a content recommendation engine used by over 100,000 publishers and bloggers. He co-founded SpareMin in 2015, for those of you who may not be familiar with SpareMin was an app to help podcasters and guests connect for interviews, after moderate success, the company reb…
 
Victoria Canal is with us on today's show. She is currently on tour with Michael Franti. Victoria was born in without her right forearm due to amniotic band syndrome. Noone or nothing can stop Victoria. Her sheer will and determination will prove that her musical talent as a songwriter, singer and keyboardist will carry her to the top and stay ther…
 
I heard that the Villain Arts Tattoo Convention was being held at the Tampa Convention center and I knew I had to take a little peek-see. Dr. Carl Blasphemy who is the Emcee of the show was so nice to give me some of his time for an interview. I'm sure as you may already know, putting on any type of event, especially a convention of this size is no…
 
Do you have a marketing calendar for your business? If not, why not? A marketing calendar is important to your business because if you don't schedule it on the calendar it will probably never get done. Having a marketing calendar is a very important tool for your business. And, if you think because you are an artist or a performer that you're not a…
 
One day I was perusing YouTube when I came across a man covering a Jim Morrison song, I believe it was "Light My Fire" and I was blown away by the amazing likeness in his sound and how much he looked like Jim Morrison from The Doors when he was on stage. I immediately began investigating and I found out that it was Reed Barrickman who has a tribute…
 
I met up with Paul Anthony Martini who is the lead singer in the Vertigo The UL2Mate U2 Tribute band. I saw them at the Central Park Performing Arts Center (if you haven't been there to catch a show, you must check it out, it's a great place to see a concert). Paul was gracious enough to take time out from traveling across Florida to meet with me a…
 
When I learned that Stick Figure would be headlining with Slightly Stoopid and Pepper this summer at the Vinoy Park in St. Petersburg, FL I knew I had to meet up with them and catch their show. Kevin Offitzer is here today. He is the drummer with Stick Figure. If you're not familiar with Stick Figure, it was formed by frontman Scott Woodruff, a nat…
 
Well, summer's here, we've now gone into a couple of weeks, had our 4th of July and there's only a few more short weeks. Having 8 million seconds of one season sounds like a lot of time, but, in all actuality we know how quick this season can fly by. Do you have plans scheduled out on your calendar so that you don't miss out on any fun? Today we ta…
 
Are you a Jazz fan? One of my favorite music genres is Jazz. I recently learned that April is Jazz Appreciation Month so I would like to talk about what you can do today to celebrate it. My family would always play music in the house and my mom and dad loved all of the best that music had to offer, from Benny Goodman, Tony Bennett, Ella Fitzgerald,…
 
Hey there, welcome to today's episode of the Lil' Drummer Girl. I'm stoked because in this episode we get a live interview with Jordan Rosenthal, the drummer of the Fortunate Youth. Fortunate Youth is a collective of six outstanding musician/producers who have taken the worldwide music scene by storm. They spread inspirational messages of peace, lo…
 
Loading …

Quick Reference Guide

Copyright 2022 | Sitemap | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service
Google login Twitter login Classic login