Presentation for Berklee Professors (Video)

Last month, I had the privilege of presenting for the Harmony and Jazz...


The Difference Between Hearing and Listening

I've been diving into the music and writing of the late Pauline Oliveros,...


Meditation for Musicians

Deep Listening is a form of meditation. Attention is directed to the...


Igniting Internal Drive

Any action can be practiced as an art, as a craft, or as drudgery - Stephen...


A Few Questions

Paint as you like and die happy – Henry Miller Achieving success and...


Practice Is More Than Drudgery in Isolation

Western music education often perpetuates a narrow and unbalanced view of...


Flow Presentation at CWU

I recently put together a presentation about the inner experience of a musical...


What Should You Think About While Improvising?

Playing what your hear? The chord changes? The melody? Listening to the band?...


The Dabbler, the Obsessive, the Hacker, and the Master

Are you on the master's journey, or are you dabbling, obsessing, or hacking your...


Play Your Best Under Pressure

Learn how to beat performance anxiety and perform your very best on stage. This...