The great John Coltrane always played with tremendous passion
- "The emotional reaction is all that matters."
- "All of the technique doesn't matter... only if the feeling is right." John Coltrane
At our recent ANZCA exams in May we had two students perform their Grade 3 piano pieces with such maturity and a level of emotional engagement; rare for a performer of any age and experience. Well don...
Over the last 30 years of teaching guitar I have noticed that nearly all students and even many accomplished players simply do not change their strings often enough.
I change strings on most of my guitars after roughly ten hours of use. I have always used Thursdays as a guitar maintenance day. Changing strings on Thursdays gives me enough hours to play the strings in before weekend gigs.