Talent vs. Taste. The Ugly Truth.
There’s an ugly truth in the music industry: the industry is flawed and unfair. The highest paid musicians may not be the most talented. As a musician, should you diversify yourself and play more styles of music? According to Matthew Jones, you may be more valuable and get more gig opportunities if you diversify. Check out the rest of his post on Music Think Tank. What are your thoughts on talent vs. taste?
“Unfortunately salary is not dictated by the level of talent in our capitalist structure, but the most in demand style of music.”