>This last post is just an experimental brain-dump... I want to be able
I believe I understand your premise, but I don't think a certain
'content/philosophy' is necessary to accomplish this purpose.
I think all you need to do is make music that people value as much as they
do their food, their house, their clothes or anything else they place
monetary value on - and this could be *any* kind of music.
There are many people who cannot imagine life without music, and even some
who would go hungry in order to afford to buy tickets to a concert, for
It is *these* people you need to find and share your music with.
And the *kind* of music people value to this extent could be anything and
Whatever gives people joy - makes them laugh, makes them cry, makes them
angry, makes them want to dance - or just makes them want to go on living.
I don't think it needs a particular message or focus - in fact, I think
that would be very counterproductive.
It is when you play from your heart - make music that *you* love - music
that inspires *you* and is an expression of your own essence - that people
will respond the most favorably.
Small example: my husband was once playing in a caf