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Is Jazz Better Than Rock?

Value judge­ments about music genres are complex. I recently got into a discussion about the relative virtues of bassists in jazz as compared to rock. The premise put forward was, broadly, that jazz players are more skilled and that the … 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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