Bidvest 2015

The Jazz Musician’s Guide to Corporate Gigging

This is a compilation of tips and tricks and dos and don'ts, which I have compiled over several years of gigging in the corporate scene both in Cape Town and Johannesburg. Many of these points have been inspired by actual events. Obviously, one would assume that the musician would already have the technical skills required to work in this sphere of the music industry, such as excellent reading skills, good intonation, the ability to play in different styles, to follow a conductor, to play in time to a click track and possibly even double on other instruments. I would like to thank several music deperados of corporate gigging who have all…
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