Ep 98-Jason Heath on Podcasting and Platform Building

Ep 98-Jason Heath on Podcasting and Platform Building

Jason Heath is host of the Contrabass Conversations podcast. He is a former International Society of Bassists board member and DePaul University double bass and music education faculty member. He is an active performer and author of Road Warrior Without An Expense Account and Winning the Audition (coming soon). Jason has been blogging since 2005 and podcasting since 2007.

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In this episode podcaster and double bassist Jason Heath and I discuss podcasting, platform building, music education, add value, and more!

Topics discussed in this episode:

  • Getting gigs as a bass player
  • Platform building
  • Platforms are built on content
  • Serving an audience
  • Thinking like a business owner
  • Music school not preparing us for the real world
  • Orchestra & academic jobs
  • The abundance of opportunities the internet has brought us
  • Making your own path
  • Standing out
  • Kevin Kelly
  • The personalized experience
  • Done is better than perfect
  • Kurt Knecht & Jennifer Rosenblatt of MusicSpoke
  • Why podcasts?
  • Andrew Hitz
  • Fear & validation
  • Stacy Garrop
  • Emails
  • Composer pet peeves
  • 1,000 True Fans
  • David von Kampen
  • Giving gratitude
  • Managing your schedule


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One Comment

  1. Linda Swope October 31, 2016 at 9:24 pm

    excellent conversation/interview. They just keep getting better!!!!

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