A Conversation About Music

This month’s blog post features a conversation I had with my friend Brett Staggs. In our talk, we discussed emotional musicianship versus academic musicianship by asking each other a series of questions. We documented our interaction in two ways:  a written exchange we did via email, and an unscripted conversation we filmed with our iPhones. Also included... Continue Reading →

The Tyranny of the Woodshed

If you guys are anything like me, then you probably struggle to maintain consistent practice habits.  A recap of a typical week of practice may go something like this: Today I played for three hours but yesterday and Thursday I didn't play at all. Monday I had a long rehearsal with my band. Sunday I... Continue Reading →

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