A collection of compiled reading lists by some of the world’s most successful musicians.

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Mary Lambert: A Sharp Breath Inward

Music, Poetry

In 2012, Mary Lambert was working three restaurant jobs when her life changed. An aspiring singer-songwriter, cellist, spoken word artist, and newly graduated with a BA in music composition from Cornish College of the Arts, Mary Lambert had begun to…

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Nicholas McCarthy: Look Ahead & Not Side To Side


Nicholas McCarthy is a concert pianist who was born without his right hand, and didn’t even begin playing piano until he was fourteen years old.  Having been told that he would never succeed as a concert pianist, Nicholas McCarthy didn’t…

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Jeremy Zuckerman: A Clear Moment Of Empowerment


Jeremy Zuckerman is an Emmy Award-winning composer and musician whose work has included mediums such as film, television, dance, concert music and more.  Jeremy is perhaps best known for his work for the hit series ‘The Legend of Korra’, ‘Avatar: the…

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Sage Francis: Remember, This is Supposed to be Fun


Sage Francis is a rapper.  He happens to be one of my favourite rappers.  He’s also widely considered to be one of the greatest lyricists of our generation.  Sage’s gift for wordplay and creating vivid narratives has led to him…