Teaching

Improvising more deliberately on your instrument?

I met a bunch of great students today at Glendale Community College. Enthusiastic, hungry to learn, open to new thoughts… Dave Schmidt, The director of the school’s jazz program, invited me to talk to his improvisation class. One hour seems like ten seconds when you are unraveling the mysteries of playing jazz. So naturally I…

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The magic within a motivated student

I ran across a spectacular TED talk yesterday by author, speaker and business coach Seth Goden. Seth is the originator of the permission-based marketing concept and for decades has been a leading marketing and personal excellence evangelist. I promise that whatever you do for a living, you will benefit from reading his blog and wide variety…

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