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Breaking Bad (habits) - a conversation with Jimmy Heffernan

SJ: I recently read a book called the Power of Habit which claims that 40% of what we do on a daily basis are the results of habits. 2,365 more words

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Street Performing on Broadway

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Musical Swingset

I just wanted to share something with all of you that another student showed me as we were contemplating what to do for our project. I think this would be a lot of fun to design, and they really should consider putting something like this outside of the music building at ASU. 105 more words


Why music grooves harder when you watch musicians play

When you watch a musician play, often his facial expressions and body language suggest lots and lots of groove and emotions. But when you listen with eyes closed, there can sometimes be not much groove or emotions. 29 more words


5 Powerful Leadership Lessons From Musicians

When I was 13 years old, I was handed a book: Developing the Leader Within You by John C. Maxwell. It changed my life trajectory. From that moment on, I dedicated myself to reading at least two books or academic journals on leadership per month for the rest of my life. 836 more words

Breaking Into The Music Industry

A Music Teacher's Balancing Act

One of the greatest challenges I face as a music teacher is balancing two important influences. These influences are student interest, student confidence, and curriculum. Many of my students love to listen to music, but aren’t interested in learning about music, or learning to perform it, even the music they listen to. 854 more words

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Freddy Holm

originally published at www.robanderlik.com in 2010

SJ: Even though we’ve never met in person I feel as though I know you through your music. Tell me a little bit about your background, musical or otherwise: where did you grow up, what is your musical chronology, how/when did the dobro enter the scene? 1,097 more words

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