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Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Master class

 I love masterclasses on youtube.  It doesn't have to be an instrument I play, even. The interaction between the student and the teacher can be priceless. The teacher is rarely trying to put the student down, in any way. The mutual respect is palpable. The master pulls something out of the student that was already there.   

[Hank Jones / Ray Brown / Pablo Casals / Barry Harris, Schiff.]. 

I wish there was something similar I could do.  Writing doesn't seem to lend itself to this treatment. 

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