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Connecting the dots: Learning to read music is worth the effort

Matt Stevens, the excellent loopist and guitarist, posed a question on Twitter recently, “Is it important for musicians to be able to read music?” This is a perennial discussion point amongst musicians and often seems to divide down the lines … Continue reading

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Independent, impecunious and heading for the recording studio: An exhortation to prepare excellently

A lovely coincidence of inform­ation occurred today that give me a chance to beat a drum for using good studios to record your music, if at all possible, and to do this sensibly by preparing thoroughly for the recording sessions. … Continue reading

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Become a better musician: No substitute for practice

Practice is a means to an end, playing well, and it is a vital component to reach that end. I don’t think I have ever met a musician who I thought was a great player who didn’t practice and practice … Continue reading

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