Here’s George Carlin’s critique of his 1992 performance on David Letterman (video of his appearance below the notes).
Tag: Charlie Parker
Sea Shanties and Rock: The Case for Listening Widely
A case for the point of eclecticism: The Who sings an a capella sea chanty before rocking out.
Time, Practice, and Parker
I can’t see where there’s anything fantastic about it at all. I put quite a bit of study into the horn, that’s true…. I used to put in at least from 11 to 15 hours a day…over three or four years. –Charlie Parker Stay tuned for more frequent blog posts. Interviews have been and…
Nicholas Barron: Chicago Singer-Songwriter on Practice
A talk with Chicago singer-songwriter Nicholas Barron who has an interesting take on practice. Check out the site for a free mp3 of Nicholas’s music.
In the course of the interview Nicholas said, “That’s what a lot of people do; they practice in a room and they don’t get anywhere. It’s really about practice being life, and life being practice.” Check out the whole interview if you want to understand what he means.