Entries by Jamie Houston

Texas Music Project Brings Banjo Ukuleles to Houston

Michael Clay loves music. He plays music. He writes music. He lives music. He jams with friends. As an avid fan, he listens to performing musicians all over Texas and the USA. But most of all, he spreads the love of music to the children of Texas through the Texas Music Project. Michael Clay is […]

First Musical Instrument

So you want to choose a “first musical instrument” for a child, but you don’t know where to start. Here are some tips for finding the perfect first instrument for a preschool or elementary age child. 1) What’s your budget? If $50 is the most you can spend, consider a well cared for used instrument […]

Paul’s Epiphany

Paul was a difficult child. He hated school. He was not interested in sports or music. He couldn’t read well or do math. He lived in the fog of childhood and cartoons. I didn’t know what to do and neither did any of his teachers. I signed him up for soccer, arranged tennis lessons, hired […]