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What Others Say / Miles Davis

Sometimes you have to play a long time to be able to play like yourself. —Miles Davis, jazz trumpeter, bandleader, composer

What Others Say / Will Durant

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”   —Will Durant, summarizing Aristotle, in The Story of Philosophy (1991) Good advice for all the high school musicians heading to band camp soon. And for anyone in the practice room.

What Others are Saying / Øystein Baadsvik

I saw this on Oystein’s FaceBook just the other day and I had to repost. I have said things very similar to this to my students before. He is a phenomenal musician and tuba player. I wish more people thought like this. . . “Sound is nothing. Music is everything. I am SICK and tired […]