Music Gear News

At Gear4music.com we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

Nick Jonas: Music more important than fame

Nick Jonas has encouraged would-be rock and pop stars to concentrate less on fame and more on becoming a good musician.
Great deals on musical instruments

Nick Jonas, electric guitar player in the Jonas Brothers, has urged aspiring rock and pop stars not to make fame a priority.

Speaking to the Scotsman, he said would-be celebrities need to concentrate on becoming a good musician first.

"Ray Charles once said 'I don't want to be famous, I want to be great'," he commented.

"That comes close to our mantra in life."

Jonas added that he loves it when he meets fans who say they want to be a professional musician in the future.

He warned that people who are more interested in being famous have their priorities "mixed up".

This comes shortly after the Jonas Brothers visited a Gateshead school as part of a government scheme to get more people playing musical instruments.

Kevin Jonas said he hoped their special lesson at Ryton Comprehensive School would help inspire children to pick up an instrument or practise more if they already know how to play.

Superb value Electric Guitars available nowADNFCR-2133-ID-19510501-ADNFCR

Posted on 14 Dec 2009 14:00 to category : Instruments News

Related Music News

thumbnail

Presonus introduce the next addition to their line-up, the Faderport 16. With various intuitive features, the Faderport 16 is ideal for the live sound engineer.

17 Oct 2017 12:24
thumbnail

The Elektron Octatrack MKII builds upon the previous Elektron MKI, bringing a whole host of new features, functionalities and exciting hardware changes to bear.

11 Oct 2017 11:13
thumbnail

Versatile in its functionality, the Uber Mic offers the user extended performance capabilities, including the inclusion of various microphone configurations.

10 Oct 2017 15:00
thumbnail

The Meris Polymoon Delay Pedal takes inspiration from the likes of legend's Allan Holdsworth and Frank Zappa, who pushed rack delays to their 'absolute limits'.

6 Oct 2017 09:42
thumbnail

Able to replicate the sounds of an acoustic piano, the Kawai Concert Artist CA78 Digital Piano is the ideal for those looking to advance their existing skillset.

6 Oct 2017 00:10
thumbnail

Kawai releases the affordable Concert Artist CA48. With new features, intermediate players can develop their skill set through an easy-to-use interface.

6 Oct 2017 00:10

Recent Music News

thumbnail

A digital piano that's ideally suited to the intermediate player, the Roland RP-102 Digital Piano hosts a number of intuitive features for the developing pianist.

17 Oct 2017 09:32
thumbnail

The Darkglass Microtubes B3K V2 Bass Overdrive pedal is the quintessential tool for those bassists looking to develop and diversify their bass sound.

16 Oct 2017 14:31
thumbnail

Darklgass Electronics has just introduced a new and improved upgrade to their sensationally popular Preamp Pedal, the much anticipated B7K V2 Bass Preamp pedal.

16 Oct 2017 14:31
thumbnail

The 2.0 update has been designed to improve the overall functionality and workflow of the Katana series, granting a number of new and intuitive features

13 Oct 2017 15:28
thumbnail

With 1 of only 3 St Vincent Masseduction guitars in the world now in stock at Gear4music make sure you don't miss out on a veritable piece of rock history.

13 Oct 2017 12:31
thumbnail

Able to demonstrate an excellent clarity through your music, the Presonus Eris 3.5 Two-Way Active Speakers are the perfect addition to any home-based studio.

11 Oct 2017 15:40