Rahsaan Barber - Music is an emotional thing

In this episode, Monica sits down with saxophonist and composer Rahsaan Barber to discuss musical identity, accepting that music is an emotional thing, and how he racked up brave moments in a special behind-the-scenes look at his headline performance at the 2019 Jazz Education Network Conference in January.

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Monica Shriver
Being Brave vs being fearless

In this episode, Monica digs into what it means to Be Brave vs Fearless and shares where the Brave Musician name came from. She also gives some thoughts on ways to explore your fears, and work on Being Brave in your life.

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Monica Shriver
Holly Pyle - Consistent compassion and navigating life as a musician

In this episode, Monica and Marina sit down with vocalist Holly Pyle (House of Stairs) about her journey to making music full time and what it means to be a musician, including the “sneaky” learning process, the spectrum of creativity, accepting emotions like anxiety, curiosity, resistance, and sensitivity, different categories of pursuing music, and how music can be a lot like dating.

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Monica Shriver
What does in mean to be Brave?

Welcome to the Brave Musician podcast!

In our intro episode, we kick off Season 1 by sharing the story of how Brave Musician was created. We discuss what being Brave has meant to us, and how we continue to take small but powerful steps as individuals, as musicians, and as community leaders.

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Monica Shriver