Featured Post

Anxious gatekeeping

Analogous to nervous cluelessness is something we might call “anxious gatekeeping.”   This is desire to police the borders of poetry, or of...

Friday, March 11, 2016

Lowering expectations

I mean this in the best possible way. I don't need to record 8 songs, 4 will do. I don't have to improvise great right hand lines or have swinging comping rhythms: I just need my piano playing to be unobtrusive, tasteful, and to be able to give me a tonal base so that I can sing to it. I don't need a bass player, or to have drums on all my tracks.

No comments: