Month: October 2016

Why Is Music Important? (uncut version)….

I did this interview almost a year ago, and I am seriously grateful to Brent-Anthony Johnson for the opportunity. The published version is online here. The original interview I typed out was almost 10 pages long….way too much for an interview online and shorter attention spans. However, a few folks saw the original copy and Read More …

The Devaluation of Music….

10/12/2016 – Interesting read (see the article at the end of this post). I’ve seen this “devaluation” most clearly in some of the attitudes of the music students I have taught. This isn’t all the students, obviously. And if you’ve signed up for lessons, you probably care more than most folks.  But there are these Read More …