Tag Archives: Articulation

Playing the Right Note

Here is some wisdom, which sounds Zen, perhaps a touch impractical, airy and even blindingly obvious, but which is very important, for any musician, to learn, internalise and follow. The business of playing music, especially improvised music, is all about … Continue reading

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Articulation

When it comes down to it, what a lot of artists spend most of their time doing is in trying to become more articulate.  What I mean by that is they hone their craft skills and their manual dexterity, so … Continue reading

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This is not my Guitar!

On those days when you pick up your guitar and it doesn’t feel like a part of you, and the music doesn’t come out and won’t come out, you can find yourself thinking, “This is not my guitar!  These are … Continue reading

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Revelation

The way knowledge is revealed to us is a funny thing.  I’ve heard it said that you don’t need mathematics, because nobody can tell you what it’s good for in your real life.  My father had the same argument with … Continue reading

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