Monthly Archives: July 2017

Notes First — Notes on Notes —

For Gifted Young Pianists JB GIves a piano lesson … to Natalie Kh. ————– Why CAN’T feeling be added after the fact? =================== Have you heard a musician say, “I learn the notes first, then add the feeling”? Here’s a Cylon warrior giving us words without feeling: Cylon: START TEST: Embed: Some people find […]

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A Beginner Doesn’t Need…a Good Piano

The piano’s a tool for making music and a tool for making pianists (by whom?). Dimmer switch a tool for adjusting lighting and a tool for teaching us how to operate it. It’s so simple we don’t think of it this way, but it’s true nonetheless. WHERE DOES THE FEEDBACK COME IN? Unlike dimmer switch, […]

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