As a shy musician, I can relate. Except it was a fear of making mistakes instead of a fear of no laughter. After 40 years of performing, I can say it does get easier. I rarely get nervous now unless I feel unprepared. Preparation is key. And realizing that I will make mistakes. And realizing that a few second later mistakes are forgotten. Most people want you to succeed and entertain them. They are on your side.

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Old bones. Young heart. Focusing on a wide variety of creativity. @markstarlin

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