November 11, 2013

Tune in to Justice

I was in basic training on 9/11. As a bugler, I have played Taps for many fallen soldiers, those that have died on foreign soil in US military campaigns, and those that have died in retirement and old age. To this day, I have many friends deployed all over the world with the US military….[READ MORE]

August 1, 2013

Effortless Mastery

Kenny Werner, well-respected and world-renowned jazz musician has penned the popular Effortless Mastery: Liberating the Master Musician Within (Jazz Aids, 1996) based on personal experience and some study. Werner has developed of a meditative process of simplifying, re-focusing, and relaxing in musical practice and performance. Effortless Mastery really has some excellent ideas to get the…[READ MORE]