My Personal Heroes

My Personal Heroes The following people are my personal heroes.  I look up to them every day.  Just a note of appreciation and endless gratitude to these wonderful people who have impacted my life in such a positive way over the years. Roy Yokelson Bruce Kronenberg Sara Waters Anthony Mendez Jim Kennelly Jordan Reynolds Chuck Davis Elizabeth Ciarlelli Dan Nachtrab Andy Danish Bill Hesbach Joseph Goldstein Dane Reid Joshua Redman Francis Rosselli Gregory Thorp Jack Dennis Peter O’Connell Liev Schrieber Robert Deniro George Bilgere Jeff Bridges Miles Davis Bill Evans Peter Martin Branford Marsalis Donald Hall Kenny Kirkland                  

Musings, Mantras, Truths and Questions Within The Creative Quest

Musings, Truths, Mantras and Questions within The Creative Quest or what I’ve learned along the way so far… 1.)  Ask not what your producer can do for you, but what you can do for your producer.  JFK moment of voiceover truth. 2.) Today the landscape of our business trends toward quantity over quality.  Who is working the most.  Doing the most.  Being seen the most.  Instant fame versus years of hard work and talent backing up the ultimate testament of true worth.   How many gigs have you booked? How many followers do you have?  When it comes to voice over work, I can tell you for one that I have not hit the 1000 mark yet.  But who’s counting?  Odd that the quality of select, professional projects seems to resonate less…

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Opening Our Hearts

Opening Our Hearts After spending a much needed weekend away from the city with family, I had some time to reflect on many things both personal and professional in my life.   The creative juices have been flowing out of control and new doors are opening. Just a little inspiration for you today.  I’m sure it will be a reminder of all the good in your life and that there is plenty to be grateful for. A quote, a reminder to hopefully go a long way. “Never under estimate the power of the heart. When we are passionate about someone, or something,  few obstacles can defeat us. Our hearts can inspire greatness, sweep aside adversity, break new ground,  and draw others along with us.” from: Now Is The Time:…

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