Canadian Musician

Archive for May, 2018

Queens of the Low Frequencies: Canadian Musician’s 2018 Bass Special

Monday, May 28th, 2018

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This article originally appeared in the March/April 2018 issue of Canadian Musician magazine

By Jason Raso

There are so many amazing bass players in the world, and now more than ever, a great number of them are women.

If you find this surprising, you should probably get out more. Current events have shone a light on decades of inequality in the entertainment industries and others. Although attitudes appear to be moving in the right direction, change can’t come quickly enough.

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Break Through Your Mental Block: Tips to Inspire Creativity & Productivity

Monday, May 28th, 2018

Break through your mental blocks

This article originally appeared in the May/June 2018 issue of Canadian Musician magazine

By Mike Schwartz

So much of coaching is based on trust. When someone comes to me looking to improve their quality of life, they are 10 times more likely to succeed in achieving their goals if they remove their expectations. I coach a simple theory: “Success comes from putting ourselves outside of the box of comfort.” Comfort zones are the breeding grounds of mediocrity; when was the last time you got excited about somebody that wanted to excel at being average?

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