5 Common Misconceptions About Professional Musicians

Hugh Richardson
6 min readMay 11, 2021

How little the public really knows about the reality of working life as a musician…

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I’ve been a professional musician for 12 years at the time of writing this and one thing that has constantly amazed me is the way that those people on the outside view my profession and the people within it.

Hugh Richardson

This blog is about my musical experiences working as a bass player, composer, arranger and teacher in London and what I feel they have taught me so far. Enjoy!