PRO SKILLS - SERIES 1: THE GIG
Professional musicians Talia Cohen and Will Franden talk about how to get gigs, giving useful tips about approaching venues and other bands, being ambitious and passionate about your band and the music you're making, and how to prepare for your gigs once you have them lined up.
Talia Cohen is a singer/songwriter based in East London. She has played at the likes of Ronnie Scott’s, Scala, the Hippodrome Casino and has worked with an array of musicians and producers recently including Turner Prize nominee James Richards. She fronts the ‘Duke Street Big Band’ and regularly performs with the ‘Denmark Street Big Band’, as well as her own band ‘Moth Trap’.
Will Franden is a London-based bassist who regularly performs in both studio and live settings in a range of musical styles. He studied electric and double bass and has a Bachelor of Music (Hons) from Kingston University and the University of Colorado. He also teaches both electric and double bass.
Pro Skills - Series 2 coming soon!