“The hippest thing you can do is not play at all. Just listen!” Lennie Tristano

“The hippest thing you can do is not play at all. Just listen!”  Lennie Tristano… Sage advice to all improvisors, myself included. This reinforces the view that the practice of improvising is so close to that of mindfulness/presence and attention. Regardless of our private and personal views regarding religion and faith traditions, our musical practiceContinue reading ““The hippest thing you can do is not play at all. Just listen!” Lennie Tristano”

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Practice, practice, practice

As requested after summer schools… Many folk approach me about practicing and I seem to spend most of my time at college assisting students in establishing a regime that is both consistent and adaptable to their individual needs. Please see the Practice Pages.

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