Saturday, January 12, 2013

Lyrical and Inspiring Writing By Musicians

Loving the poetic prose of Patti Smith in Woolgathering and the burstingly funny yet tough-ethical-gutsy writing of Dolly Parton.  Both of these books fit into your pocket.  One on each side.

Saturday, January 5, 2013

How to Make a Living In Music - Danny Barnes' blog

Danny Barnes (banjo player) writes so very well about his life in music.  I underline everything he says... I either agree or need to change.  Fantastic blog entry How to Make a Living in Music --- read the other stuff too.

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Happy New Year

If you want to excel at something (I’m thinking of a musical goal on the bassoon, but really, it can be anything), then you must attempt something much more difficult than your immediate objective.