Remember Jones is a label-defying music artist who embraces risk. It did take some time to foster the confidence he needed to become a recording artist and performer. Remember shares his journey from cabaret performer to three albums and leading a band in this podcast.
Growing up in an environment surrounded by music lovers, Remember started performing at 12 years old. He was naturally drawn to a musical career, with a deep appreciation for Motown, and 50s and 60s-era music. He kept performing, learning the music business by being out there and taking risks, first as a 16-year cabaret performer in NYC and later as a frontman for 20-piece bands.
Remember shares the challenges of music as a business, from being responsible for other people’s livelihoods to building a loyal fan base to staying authentic to yourself and your vision. We discuss how every show is like launching a start-up business. Learn about some of the show concepts he’s created and his riskiest move.
Hear about the light bulb moment that transformed his life and led him to lose 200 lbs in a year. That life change helped prove to himself that he could do anything, which set him on today's path. He realized we carve out our path in music and in life. His career has been sustained by holding on to what he loves, which is the energy between the audience and performers.