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A Kind of Fraud

I’ve been reading behind-the-scenes recollections and reminiscences of life as a top-flight, session, studio musician, in the 1960s and 1970s, lately.  There is something that intensely disquiets me about that whole era and the way that popular music was produced … Continue reading

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Appreciating is Good, Creating is Better

Something occurred to me, today.  It was in relation to music.  I had the thought that knowing how to make music is so much more satisfying than being a fan of music.  I’ve been a big fan of music all … Continue reading

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Who Works for Whom?

Many artists, especially musicians, are alarmed that it is becoming increasingly difficult to make a living as a professional artist, yet there is evidently money being made in the industry.  Where is all the money going?  Why can’t the musicians … Continue reading

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Selling Ourselves Short

It occurs to me that most people, in the world, have a passion and a talent, which if given the time to mature, through nurturing and the application of sheer hard work, over a long period of time, could produce … Continue reading

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There’s Always Room for Outstanding

I’ve heard it said that there is no point in writing yet another book on a subject matter that has been well covered already, or in recording an album, because there are millions of albums already on offer, or painting … Continue reading

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Creative Miracles

I’ve noticed something.  This could just be my perceptions, so they carry my biases and some admitted sampling error and you can dismiss this observation out of hand, as if it were anecdotal, but I’ve noticed something I think is … Continue reading

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An Abundance of Truth and Beauty

Something big is happening.  Things have been changing for quite a while.  Are you aware of what’s happening?  Have you been trying to ignore it or deny it?  If you are an artist, you cannot have missed this.  But do … Continue reading

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