Building a Better Band

Become your own manager with our course on how to be an effective and successful bandleader.

1 Hour
7 Sections

Successful musicians today need to know so much more than how to play an instrument. As an artist or bandleader, it's on you to manage rehearsals, organize shows, run recording sessions, and so much more. 

In this course, our favorite multi-bandleader and music director, Carter Lee offers you a bunch of tools for upping your game. Become the effective and efficient leader your bandmates always dreamed of playing with. 

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Carter Lee

Bandleader, Bassist, Educator

Carter Lee is a bassist/educator/producer. He is originally from Edmonton, Canada and now resides in Brooklyn, NY. In addition to leading the hip hop group, Tiger Speak, Lee is the music director for the bands of both Shea Rose and Moruf. He is also a sideman for countless other artists. Carter brings his wealth of experience in many different musical situations to the Soundfly team and is eager to help any musician who is hoping to better their band.

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Course Outline

  1. Section 1


  2. Section 2


  3. Section 3


  4. Section 4

    In Rehearsal

  5. Section 5

    On the Gig

  6. Section 6

    In the Studio

  7. Section 7



Who is this course for? 

Anyone hoping to start a band or improve the group they already have. It's perfect for experienced musicians looking to start a new project, first-time bandleaders, or anyone trying to take their game to the next level by bringing others on board. It's also great if you've started a band in the past and struggled with any of the details. We're here to ensure a better experience. 

What will I get out of it? 

By the end of this course, you will have learned concrete strategies for bringing a band together, hosting rehearsals, recording songs, and playing shows. You'll receive downloadable print-outs to bring with you to rehearsal or the studio to make the most out of your musicians' time.