joel willson @ the Parlor

Hi. My name is Joel Willson.

I’m passionate about creating music, and sharing it with people like you!

Based in New Orleans, Louisiana I’m a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.  The best place to check out my stuff is on Spotify.


This is my Arts Manifesto


Art is Spiritual:
I believe that God is the ultimate creator and that being made in His image, we are called to create art. 

Art is Entrepreneurial: 
I believe that musicians and artists should act entrepreneurially, and should compete in the free market.

Art is Serving: 
I believe that art is not merely self-expression, but is created for the purpose of serving others.

Art is Community:
The grass is greener here. We need to be leaders that shape our city, and create a culture that benefits those around us. Be the art you want to see in the world!


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