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

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

Drums
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

Guitar
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

Keyboard
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

Keyboard

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

Bass

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

Guitar
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.

How To Stay Sane During Christmas

Worship Leading
Podcast #60 (REBROADCAST)

Jason and Daniel help you keep your head and heart right going into the Christmas season

All About Overdrive

Guitar
Podcast #59

The brains behind Westminster and Nose Pedals join us to discuss what goes into the most ubiquitous guitar effect.

Don't Do It. Trust Me.

Keyboard
Think twice before you upgrade.

This is what I want to tell any musician who happens to use a computer for their music production and is eager to update their software when the latest version drops. I had to learn this lesson the hard way many years ago.

Jason Ingram on Writing For The Church

Worship Leading

Songwriting extraordinaire Jason Ingram joins the show for an extended interview on what goes into writing some of the biggest songs in the church.

How To Lead Worship With Two Acoustic Guitars

Worship Leading
Acoustic sets are awesome.

Last week I received a request from one of our esteemed Worship Artistry members for some advice on leading with only two acoustic guitars. I actually played in a band for a number of years with this arrangement so I’ve got some experience on the subject. In this piece I’m going to outline the role of each guitar and then provide both written and video examples of how they work together.

How To Lead And Love Well

Worship Leading
Podcast #57

Songwriter and worship leader Benji Cowart joins the show and leaves the place a wreck from all the wisdom bombs he dropped. Jason and Daniel pick up the pieces with some tips on prepping with two electric guitarists.

Test Your Hymn Knowledge

Worship Leading
With Jason and Brian Wahl

Jason gets together with Worship Artistry member and PADS creator Brian Wahl for a test of hymn knowledge. It's nothing if not a good time.

What Is Playing Skillfully?

Guitar

This week I was reminded that I have a Twitter account and as I perused the last few months' tweets, the question came up-- what does it mean to play skillfully? My initial thought is still my answer: “Always growing, but performing only what you can execute well." Let’s break that down.

How To Be A Successful Worship Leader

Worship Leading
Podcast #56

Daniel and Jason get together to talk about 3 things you absolutely need to be a successful worship leader. Some may surprise you. Give it a listen.

Building Patches for Worship

Worship Leading
Podcast #55

Keyboard instructor Ryan King joins the show to discuss building patches for worship and the brand new Worship Artistry patch store. Check out the store here.

Patch Perfect

Keyboard
Make sure your rig is right

What do I need in order to sound like the album?  How do I get that Hillsong/Elevation/Jesus Culture sound? What gear are they using?  In the past, you would have needed to save up a ton of money to buy about a dozen different keyboards, modules, pedals, and more. Fortunately with today’s technology, you don’t have to do that, thanks to ‘soft synths’ and patches.