Tag Archives: Rehearsal

Bringing Your “A” Game to Collaborations

There is an unconscionably cruel joke which asks, “Was Ringo Starr the best drummer in the world?” to which the riposte is, “The world?  He wasn’t even the best drummer in the Beatles!” For those that aren’t aware, it’s a … Continue reading

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The Lost Art of Quiet Contemplation

I have spent a lot of time just waiting around, this past couple of days, engaged as I was in long haul flights or waiting for them.  Waiting offers a unique and interesting opportunity for quiet contemplation, but in my … Continue reading

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Learning to Play What You Just Played

There is something that music production “in the box” (meaning completely inside your computer) makes possible, that simply wasn’t available to recording artists of a previous age.  I’m not sure if I will take this route or not, but I … Continue reading

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The Importance of Sketching

This is something I picked up in the life drawing classes I attend.  Every session, we spend the first 10 – 20 minutes making very rapid sketches.  They are on A2 layout paper, so they are totally disposable student sketches, … Continue reading

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