SMP 002: Brian Johnson: LA Phil Double Bassist

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Welcome to another episode of the Startup Musician Podcast!

In this episode, I sit down with Brian Johnson, a double bassist for the Los Angeles Philharmonic. He gives great advice on the classical side of the music industry, the audition process, and tips for musicians in general.

Brian has played in several orchestras throughout the country before joining on the of the most prestigious orchestras in the world. He talks about his journey, and gives some great advice, specifically a bit of unconventional advice to musicians eager to make it in the music industry.

Here are links to various services mentioned by Brian in the episode:

International Musician (Where auditions are posted)

International Society of Bassists 

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Thanks for listening, see you in the next episode!


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