The Musician's Way: A Guide to Practice, Performance, and by Gerald Klickstein

By Gerald Klickstein

In The Musician's Way, veteran performer and educator Gerald Klickstein combines the most recent learn along with his 30 years adventure to supply aspiring musicians with a roadmap to inventive excellence. half I, Artful Practice, describes innovations to interpret and memorize compositions, gasoline motivation, collaborate, and extra. half II, Fearless Performance, lifts the lid at the hidden explanations of anxiousness and indicates how musicians can develop into convinced performers. half III, Lifelong Creativity, surveys strategies to avoid music-related accidents and equips musicians to faucet their very own innate creativity. Written in a conversational kind, The Musician's Way offers an inclusive process for all instrumentalists and vocalists to increase their musical talents and be triumphant as appearing artists.

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These become windows onto the intensity of his craftsmanship. By picking up certain threads, you can track his moves. ” That was a good verse. That was snappy. Eddie and Oscar, a polished, almost formal country-blues duo out of North Carolina (Eddie was white, Oscar was black), had already copied that. Johnson probably heard it from them. But when he went— When the train, it left the station, With two lights on behind, Ah, when the train left the station, With two lights on behind, Well, the blue light was my blues, And the red light was my mind.

It doesn’t make mistakes like that. Her old man has died, as he seems to have expected—the first three verses establish this, in tone if not in utterance. Now the song moves into a no-man’s-land: she’s lost. ” The daughter didn’t listen, and now it’s too late. She wanders. ” Where does she have to get to so badly she can’t wait for another train? There’s a clue, because she’s still talking to him, or he to her— one isn’t sure. “When you see me coming, look ’cross the rich man’s field,” if I don’t bring you something, I’ll bring you something else, at least that much was clear—and part of an old story: If I don’t bring you silver, I’ll bring you gold, etc.

I called him back at the appointed time. “Man,” he said, “I can’t tell what she’s saying there. ” “Shit, I don’t have any fucking idea,” Fahey said. “It doesn’t really matter, anyway. ” That seemed to be the end of our experiment. Fahey said, “Give me about an hour. ” I took the tape the magazine had loaned me and went to my car. Outside it was bleak north-Mississippi cold, with the wind unchecked by the slight undulations of flatness they call hills down there; it formed little pockets of frozen air in your clothes that zapped you if you shifted your weight.

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