Darcy James Argue in a recent post alluded to the the stereotype of pianists being a little more bookish than the musician at large, and I immediately started to think that my instrument might have the exact opposite image.
Think about it, most of the great heroes of the guitar from Clapton to Stevie Ray Vaughan are renowned for not being able to read music. Why else the joke?
I'm off to Boston in about one hour. Here's where things should start to get interesting.
I've publicized this blog to all of my private students, some of whom are as youthful as 8. So no more cussing. I'll try at least.
I'm also taking advantage of Facebook's mirroring feature or something. So no cussing from you guys either.
In more musical news Alarm Will Sound announced their 06/07 season, and they come within striking distance. As in two blocks.
I thought since Alex Ross was taking the summer off I might as well too. Not really, I'm still just biding my time until arriving in Boston. I'm writing a book too, but his will be cooler than mine. Unless you live in Oshkosh.
Sorry about the delay, it turns out the logistics of moving across the country take far more time than any sort of mental or artistic preparation. Crock of shit.