Tag Archives: Expectation

Death by To Do List

OK, I admit it. Tonight, I feel tired.  I feel tired, ageing and achy.  Most of this is due to working hard, but some of it is due to having so many unfinished items on my long-term To-Do lists, that … Continue reading

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Musical Motifs

My musical focus, lately, has been on trying to compose melodic motifs or fragments, in an improvisational setting, that have some beauty to them.  It’s very easy to simply roll out all the licks you’ve learned, or to doggedly stick … Continue reading

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Idea Density in Music

I’ve discovered something about my own tastes in music.  The kind of music I like, it turns out, is music with a pretty high density of musical ideas in it.  That means for every minute of music, there is a … Continue reading

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