Collecting licks for your jazz solos

Your life won’t last forever
Have you done enough?
Are you simply baying at the moon?
Do not go gentle into that good night

What is wrong with the above?

Thoughts for a prosperous New Year

“Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go. They merely determine where you start.”       – Nido Qubein

Happy New Year to you!

The four stages of competence

Mastering a skill involves an integration of awareness and competence. Being aware of your current level of competence is necessary for improving any skill from riding a bike to brain surgery, including of course, jazz improvisation.