Be A Better Musician.

Welcome to the Green Room. This is a place for those who desire to be better musicians, better worship leaders and overall better people. It's a place to help one another grow. At Worship Artistry we bring our best by helping you bring yours so let's talk.

The Greenroom

Cody Carnes on Creative Vision

Worship Leading
Podcast #66

Cody Carnes joins the show to discuss his latest album, writing creatively and in relationship. In Member Mail, Jason and Daniel discuss leading from a music stand.

An Anchor for the Soul

Josh's New Kit

Recently I parted ways with the DW kit that’s been my baby for the last 10 years. I've been wanting to venture outside of my comfort zone and get more of that old school vintage sound. My new kit has arrived!

Writing Big with Kristian Stanfill

Worship Leading
Podcast #65

Kristian Stanfill joins the show to discuss leading with other leaders and writing up tempo.

Father To Father with Cory Asbury

Worship Leading
Podcast #64

Cory Asbury joins the show to discuss his album, Reckless Love and writing to the Father as a father himself.

How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love the Key of Bb

Develop a strange love for this awkward key.

When the worship leader starts a sentence with “We’re going to change this song from the key A to the key of…” we hold our breath, instinctively hoping for E, D, C, or G. Unfortunately, that sentence usually finishes with something like “…Bb” 

Practice Won't Make Perfect

You've been lied to

We’ve all heard the saying that “practice makes perfect." This is why it's false.

Get Locked In

Warm up with this groove.

Every player has that groove they start practice with. This one is mine. Practice it alone and then try it with Josh's matching groove and see how tight you can get it.

Winning Walk-Up

Simple and Versatile

Daniel teaches us this versatile walk-up riff in the bridge in Jesus Messiah. You can use it any time you have a 2-3-4 chord transition in a song.

The Best Practice Tool You're Not Using

Selfie Sticks

Video recording myself helps me check everything from my posture (which tends to be horrible), to my playing (too busy?), to how I'm engaging with others from behind the kit.

How To Accept A Compliment


You played great. Somebody said so. Now what?

4-String vs. 5-String Bass

Which one is right for you?

It's a personal choice so rather than tell you what you should do, I'm going to list a few benefits of each.

How To Play Like You're Not Wearing In-Ears

Turn it up

The first time you put on in-ears, it's a rude awakening. Here's how to make it work.

A Few Of Our Favorite Things

Worship Leading
Podcast #63

Jason and Daniel discuss some of their favorite guests, gear and lessons learned from 2017.

5 Ways To Get and Stay Creative in 2018

The year is a blank page

I love this time of year. Another year is gone and it’s time to hit the reset button, apply learned lessons and set some goals for the next 12 months. Mine all have to do with staying creative. Here’s how I plan to do it.

Understanding Intervals

Breaking Down The Basics

Steps are the basic building blocks of music. Among keyboard players this simple concept is often overlooked in favor of more complicated fare, so in this post I'm going to take you back to the most basic intervals there are.

Christmas Keyboard Rig Walk-Through


Ryan shows us what's different about his seasonal setup.  Ready for orchestra, choir, and gospel, complete with stems, tracks, MainStage, and multiple keyboards. Epic tunes require an epic rig.  

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Setting The Tone For Christmas


Traditional songs often have really interesting, even tough changes in them. If you are playing them from a chart without any references, keep your tone warm. Just mark out the changes without trying to groove too much.

Creative Craftsmanship

Worship Leading
Podcast #62

Creation Music Company founder John Snyder joins the show to discuss passion for your craft, being a Christian in the business world and his rad creations.

Ministry Confessions

Worship Leading
Podcast #61

Benji Cowart joins the show to help you learn from his mistakes. In member mail Jason and Daniel give tips on joining a new team.

How To Set The Stage

Everything Communicates

I got a question this week about the best way to set up the stage for a worship gathering. You might not give much thought to it, but how you set up the stage communicates a lot. Here are my thoughts on it.