maye cavallaro

musician, singer, artist, storyteller

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articles of interest

  • Lady Gaga and the Life of Passion by David Brooks, NY Times
    Says Lady Gaga, "I always wanted to be extremely brave and I wanted to be a constant reminder to the universe of what passion looks like." An article about fear and being fearless.

  • Working With The Band by bassist Dean Muench.
    This is a great article about how to be a bandleader and how to communicate your intentions and directions easily and clearly to other musicians. A must read!

  • Developing Your Own Style by Maye Cavallaro
    This is a chapter from my upcoming book including some exercises to help stimulate your thinking about your own musical "image."

  • Sitting in and Open Mics by Maye Cavallaro
    Here's some handy information about "sitting in" and being successful.

  • Dianne Reeves NY Times by Ben Ratliff
    In this article Dianne talks about how she gets to the "spirit" of jazz. Very informative.

  • How To Call Attention To Your Music by Derek Sivers
    Derek started the musican-centric website CD Baby and the rest is history. Derek was one of the first to see how independent musicians could reach the audiences. Lot's of great articles at

  • A Vocalist's Best Friend,(Or Foe) by Bob Davis
    Pianist's and singers discuss the art of the accompanist. Very informative.

  • What It Takes To Be Great Wonder if you're talented enough? Read this interesting article by Geoffrey Colvin, senior editor-at-large of Fortune magazine.

  • Kurt Vonnegut explains drama. This is a posting by Derek Sivers. Short and to the point tells why the audience LOVES drama.

  • What's a melody for? By Suzanne Vega in the New York times. Interesting thoughts about how music affects us.