Recharging our musical batteries

I just got back from a week-long camping trip and it feels good to be in the musical mode again. It’s very important to take some time for ourselves; to change our usual pace, reflect, see different scenery, and recharge our batteries.

In a sense, music can be like this for us too. And the good thing is that we don’t have to go anywhere or take a long vacation to do this. All we need to do is immerse ourselves in our music, for a few minutes or a few hours, and we can come away fresh and invigorated.

Thank you to all who’ve been enjoying my new ebook, Flowing Water: Play Piano With More Joy And Less Stress. So far it’s been downloaded 1,855 times in less than 2 weeks and it’s very gratifying to hear the positive response from so many of you.

If you haven’t read the ebook yet, you can get it HERE.

The ebook links to several videos, and I think I had the most fun making this one:
The REAL difference between pianists and guitar players!

And if you like Duke Ellington’s music, here are some ideas on playing his ballads, using his beautiful tune “Come Sunday” to demonstrate them on piano.
Come Sunday: Journey Through The Real Book #66

Enjoy the journey, and “let the music flow!”

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