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Unstrung Letter M – How NOT to succeed in the Music Business

Unstrung Letter M – How NOT to succeed in the Music Business

An informal discussion with James Jewell followed by a concert with his Washington’s Teeth.

James has a sorta-career that has spanned nearly half a century. He’ll discuss such obvious strategies as Never-Naming-Your-Band, sleeping till noon, holding onto your soul and valuing your integrity. In a business where success often seems unrelated to talent or quality, James will reflect on his personal experiences as well as examine the questions that many of us as artists face: Why do I do this? Does recognition have any real value? If I were prettier, would I be famous-er?

Listen to Jame’s lecture and discussion (35:55):

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Listen to Washington’s Teeth in concert:

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Photos courtesy of Viola Manfra

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