The first time I used an electric violin, 28 years ago, the motivation was clear to me: I needed to be heard over the drummer and achieve an overdriven tone to mimic guitar heroes like Jimi Hendrix. Over time I discovered that the sound of rock and roll wasn’t all I was after. Rather, regardless[…]
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Enter your email below to receive the chart for “Postlude” and the download will automatically begin when you submit your email. “Postlude” is a composition for unaccompanied violin included in my newest release on Resonance Records, American Spirit. You can listen to the piece below and download the sheet music for free until December 25. Leave your[…]
“It takes hard work and consistency; a platform does nothing…. unless there’s good reason for it.” ModernMusician.co‘s Colin Thomson joins Christian Howes to discuss social media and business strategies for musicians. Listen below for straight talk on: How to build an audience across social media platforms Key tips for musicians on Instagram Ways to grow revenue[…]
Buy Christian Howes’ upcoming album, “American Spirit”, and receive a brand new, BONUS chart, “Postlude”! “American Spirit” celebrates diverse voices and perspectives, ranging from jazz to Appalachian, gospel, and even classical music.