The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #94778   Message #1844721
Posted By: JedMarum
27-Sep-06 - 11:58 PM
Thread Name: Pitching a Song
Subject: RE: Pitching a Song
Yes Barbara - I think waiting for the right musician is not a help. You'll probably never who will be the right musician!

The more you get the song out there being sung, the better chance it has ...

I do not like the idea of giving out unsolicited CDs to other musicians backstage. I can;t tell you how many CDs I have and receive that way - and I no longer even who the people are or where they come from (sad to say).

Give CDs to to those who ask or those you have talked to long enough to know they will give it a listen. Otherwise, they'll be polite enough to take the CD, and will probably mean it when they say they'll try to give it a listen - but it is not likely they will - or at least not give it much thought.

Pave the way, before you give out your music. Make sure they want to hear it. Make sure they know why you are giving it to them.

And just play play play the songs ... the more people hear them, the more they'll remember ... the more chance you have of the right musician hearing it.