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Summer reading ideas

Summer, for many, is a time to slow down and recharge the batteries. Everyone has a different means of recharging – travel

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Great artistic success with great material gain

Rarely does great artistic success lead to great material gain. Much more often, these two are at great odds against each other. Richie Beirach and I thought it would be interesting to write something about this important topic.

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Michael Lake

Jazz/latin trombone, author, multimedia artist, marketer

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The illusion of ego-less jazz

I was recently party to a heated email conversation between two very famous jazz teachers/players who hold polar opposite views on how one becomes proficient

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Answering a question about Stranger in a Strange Land

After returning from vacation, I wrote an article showing the relationship to the treatment of language in Robert Heinlein’s masterpiece, “Stranger in a Strange Land.” It seemed to have made an impression on readers and attracted a lot of comments.

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