Reflections on the Journey: A Return to Music – Part 3

Reconnecting and Looking Ahead: Embracing the Musical Journey

Greetings music enthusiasts,

Welcome to the final installment of my reflection series (for now). Today, I invite you to join me on a journey through the doubts and challenges that have coloured my musical path during the COVID-19 pandemic up until this point in time. We’ll explore how the absence of gigs has impacted my ability to stay connected through live performances, and how I’m finding a renewed perspective and optimism as I move forward.

Navigating Doubt in a Changing Landscape

The pandemic’s impact on the live music scene left me, and many, many others, grappling with uncertainty. Without the magic of live performances and regular interaction with other kindred music lovers and fans, I found it really challenging to maintain a sense of connection with people, in general. In short, my confidence as a performer and my reservations about booking future gigs were nearly in tatters. I maintained some regularity through sparse cover gigs and an original solo show once every three plus months, but things just haven’t been the same. However, amidst these challenges, I’m beginning to see a glimmer of hope and growth.

Change is on the horizon.

Unexpected gig surprises. This is from a show that I played earlier this year at Luna Park, looking over Sydney Harbour

Finding Strength in Adaptability

As we navigate the uncharted waters of a post-pandemic music landscape, I’m embracing the power of adaptability and resilience. I am determined to reignite the spark of live performances and foster genuine connections with listeners once again. Drawing from my experiences and the lessons learned throughout my time away, I’m moving forward with a renewed sense of purpose, ready to create meaningful moments that resonate with both long-time fans and new audiences.

Looking Forward to New Melodies

As we conclude this reflection series, I’m excited to share that new music is on the way. In the coming weeks and months, I’ll be unveiling my latest creations, a testament to my personal growth and revitalized passion for the artistry that defines me. These new songs represent curiosity, evolution and optimism. They serve as a bridge between the past, present, and future. I can’t wait for you to hear them.

A sneak peak. New music unlike anything that I’ve created before.

Finally, for you, the reader. I’m deeply grateful for your unwavering support as I get back on the horse and continue on my musical journey. Inspired by the lessons of the past and with an eye towards the future, I will embrace change, celebrate resilience, and welcome any exciting possibilities that might lie ahead on this ever-evolving path.

Stay tuned for more news on fresh music.

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