1. Most of us avoid risk.
2. Every new and exciting experience that makes our lives richer is risky. [Read more…]
When nothing seems to help, I go look at a stonecutter hammering away at his rock perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it. Yet at the hundred and first blow it will split in two, and I know it was not that blow that did it, but all that had gone before.
– Jacob Riis
I’m almost five years into my journey back to healthy trumpet playing, and as I look back on the whole experience, I see a series of breakthroughs. [Read more…]
How important is it to practice every day?
When is it okay to skip? [Read more…]
One of the biggest differences between a professional chef and a good amateur cook is that an amateur tends to under-season his dishes.
The same is true of us musicians. [Read more…]