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DSB Spotlight: Dream Theater's The Astonishing -- Live

On Wednesday, October 19, 2016 the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark hosted Dream Theater for ‘An Evening With’ as the progressive-metal giants played in its entirety their brand new album, the sprawling odyssey that is  1,031 more words


Jazz Bass Digest: 10/21/16

In addition to posting on this, my personal site, I also blog at my business site, Gig-Ready Jazz Bassist. I’m trying out having a weekly digest about all things jazz and/or bass. 91 more words


Random Muses: Musical Aspirations

Hello! Long-time-no-see. So, I don’t really know how to be that kind of blogger who’s consistent and faithful in delivering every week. I’m a work in progress. 1,089 more words

How to learn to sing spontaneously

For years people have stuck to the words on the screen when it comes to lifting their heart up to God in song. Now worshippers everywhere are realizing that their hearts come unlocked in spontaneous worship, worship that isn’t planned or rehearsed, but just bubbles out from the overflow of love and devotion welling up inside. 429 more words

Heart Issues

A Manifestation of the Divine

Because this blog is supposed to be about the creative process and how it fits into my spiritual perspective, I must report that I had another mysterious experience of affirmation and synchronicity that validated, for the time, my path. 502 more words

Creative Process

The PRO System

When I started this blog, I wanted to showcase my various interests and talents. The idea behind the title “Versatile Practice” is that getting better at one thing generally helps you get better at other things. 424 more words


How to Study-Practice: Study-Practice Session Guidelines

Every growing musician should be doing two things simultaneously:

  • Adding music they love to their REPERTOIRE by appropriate study.
  • Developing the MUSICIANSHIP and TECHNIQUE that supports the above.
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