Entries from September 2008

Is it easier for you to play your own music than other music?

September 15th, 2008 · No Comments · Uncategorized

No. Strangely enough it’s the same, if not more difficult. I learn the score just as I would any other, making decisions about fingering, phrasing, fine articulation, going over the gnarly spots endlessly, etc. It might be a little easier to memorize, but that trades off with the problem of having to correct bad habits […]

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Where and when did your interest in Native Americans originate?

September 1st, 2008 · No Comments · FAQs

This is discussed more fully in the interview with Joe Horowitz in the site’s media section, but to give a brief response here, as a youngster in Ohio there were many markers and allusions to the original inhabitants of the area.  The name of the state itself, and the river, the name of the town […]

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