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Sound Advice From Wynton Marsalis On Attitude To Practice…

Wynton’s Twelve Ways to Practice As a boy growing up in New Orleans, I remember my father, Ellis, a pianist, and his friends talking about “sheddin’.” When they got together, theyʼd say, “Man, you need to go shed,” or “I’ve … Continue reading

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Practice Humour…

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Yo-Yo Ma on… Everything!

Yo-Yo Ma on Intonation, Practice, and the Role of Music in Our Lives SEPTEMBER 17, 2015 The 60-year-old cellist is on a magic cello ride, and still striving for perfection by Martin Steinberg A cellist walks on a beach and … Continue reading

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The Great Arnold Jacobs…

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“Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.” -George Bernard Shaw

A fascinating study in how to practice was published by Dr. Noa Kageyama. I have ‘nicked’ it and reproduced it in full here. I hope he doesn’t mind! 8 Things Top Practicers Do Differently By Noa Kageyama, Ph.D. | Mar … Continue reading

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Some Ideas For Honing Your Multiple Tonguing…

The Nightingale is brass band cornet solo composed by the legendary trombonist, Harold Moss. Moss was famous as a trombone soloist before the war and famous as a conductor of brass bands too. He was the conductor of the famous … Continue reading

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An Interview With Ethan Bensdorf…

The current ‘new’ generation of classical trumpeters out there is very strong globally. These young guys are competing internationally with the very best out there. Their overall game is more complete than ever. Of course, it is easier than ever … Continue reading

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Pianist Facing Jail For Practising – Latest!

Norman Lebrecht on ‘Slipped Disk’… Breaking: Pianist will NOT go to jail for noise pollution November 16, 2013 by Norman Lebrecht 1 Comment Popular media have been running a scare story that a Spanish pianist ‘might’ go to jail for inflicting noise pollution … Continue reading

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