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 Shape Vocal Tone

Worship Leading
Podcast #48

Singing is way more than just hitting notes. Show favorite Shelby Rollins of Singing Success joins us to show us ways to communicate songs with our vocal tone. In Member Mail, Daniel gives some tips on being the old guy in the band.

How To Start Recording At Home

Worship Leading
Podcast #47

In this week's podcast Jason and Daniel discuss starting a home studio. What are the absolute must-haves? Where do you start? What should your expectations be? All this and more on this week's episode.

Reading Music in the Worship Drummer World


Whether we learn with the sheet music originally, or learning a song from hearing it only, I think there are important reasons for internalizing songs beyond the need for the sheet music. 

Solo Instruments In Worship

Worship Leading
Podcast #46

Ray Butcher, trumpet soloist on God's Great Dance Floor joins the show to talk about being a solo instrument on the worship team. How do you think about your parts? What do you do when you are not playing? How should you approach a solo? Jason and Daniel answer member mail about "following the Spirit" in the moment. Check out Ray's music at and back him up by learning "God's Great Dance Floor"

Being A Worship Artist

Worship Leading
Podcast #45

Sara Reeves joins the show to talk about her latest record and the performance of worship, the guys give advice on arranging for a smaller band and Jason finds a cat.

The Process of Co-writing

Worship Leading
Podcast #44

Dara Maclean Travis Ryan join the show to talk about their co-writing process. What works, what doesn't, and where does holy inspiration come in.

Worthy Of Your Name Groove Up

Why Walk Up When You Can Groove Up?

It's easy to walk up from a 1 to 2 chord progression.  But why would you want to when you can groove on up to the 2?  Throw this little beauty in Hillsong's Worthy Of Your Name.  

How To Get Drop D All Over The Neck

A Little Trick Goes A Long Way For Creativity

You can spark creativity with the smallest adjustments. Try this trick to get Drop D tone all over the neck and see if you can kindle some fire.

Paramount Preparation

There's No Substitute

Preparation has been on my heart lately. So pull up a seat and a cup of your favorite joe or a tall glass of sweet tea. It's time to ruffle some feathers.

The Cue Dilemma

Cues and Don'ts

Tracks, clicks, and cues can, at times, be a lifesaver.  How can we take advantage of their benefits without forfeiting our own musicianship?

Arranging Creatively

Worship Leading
Podcast #43 with David Leonard

Co-Lead Singer and Songwriter for All Sons and Daughters joins the show to talk about creative arranging, playing to the room writing in the real places. Jason and Daniel also take a Member Mail from someone who's thinking about quitting the worship team. Just another week at Worship Artistry.

How To Not Buy The Worship Hype

Worship Leading
Podcast #42

What are the messages you hear about worship? Where do they come from and do they have the best intentions? We've got a full house as all the Worship Artistry teachers jump on to discuss what matters, what doesn't, and how to tell the difference.

The Funk Clinic

With Gunther "Tiny Hands" Smacklightski

And this is what happens when you let Daniel loose with a camera. Not sure if we'll actually use it as an ad but it sure made us laugh.

Building Tones In MainStage

Worship Leading
Podcast #41

Patch Master of David Pfaltzgraff takes you through his process and how he develops his tones for MainStage, Daniel celebrates an anniversary, the guys discuss calling out your band members and feature Charlene in our first "Musicians Who Get It" segment.

The Values of the Congregational Drummer

Worship Leading
Podcast #40

More Than Music Mentor, Grant Norsworthy joins the show to discuss the values of a congregational drummer. Jason and Daniel give tips on both attracting artists to your ministry and keeping them.

More Spicy Bass

If A Little Is Good, A Lot Is Better

Here's a hoppy little embellishment you can add to a song with a 1, 4, 5 progression.  Daniel shows us how to add this bit of interest in Christ Is Risen that you can also apply to other songs.

The Do's And Don'ts of Making A Worship Album

Worship Leading
Podcast #39

Recording a worship album can be an awesome experience. It can also be a relationship destroyer and money pit. Jason and Daniel pull from their deep well of experience to help you know what you are getting into and how to avoid the pitfalls. They also somehow manage to talk about ear candles.

Holy Harmonies

Take Jesus Reigns up a level.

This week I taught Holy Holy Holy (Jesus Reigns) by Highlands Worship. I loved the solo acoustic arrangement so much I decided to add some harmonies and open strings to create additional layers on the acoustic guitar. Check it out.

The Industry of Modern Worship Music

Worship Leading
Podcast #38

We Are Worship Podcast host and Sr. Marketing Manager for Integrity Music joins the show to talk about his experience in the modern worship world. Find out his favorite interview and how songwriters can raise their voices above the noise.

How To Sing with Shelby Rollins

Worship Leading
Podcast #37

Shelby Rollins from Singing Success returns and this time gives Jason a full vocal lesson. You'll get some vocal exercises to get you started and get to laugh at Jason all at the same time. In member mail, Jason and Daniel tell you how to get over stage fright.