#motivationmonday Everyone always wants to know “What’s the best way to practice?” In this video I share my format for successful practicing tips, which I learned from a masterclass years ago with Canadian jazz piano legend Oliver Jones.
I was super excited when singer, voice teacher and podcaster Valerie Day asked me to contribute to her most recent blog post. In it, you’ll hear my top three tips that I share with all my students.READ THE ARTICLE HERE
#MotivationMonday Sometimes practicing is boring! In this short chat, I address the topic of boredom and how James Clear (author of Atomic Habits) and Twyla Tharp discuss it in their respective books. How do you address boredom in your practice? Do you struggle with it?
If you are practicing repeated work like chords, scales, arpeggios, chord progressions or finger exercises, it is useful to practice through all 12 keys in different orders. If you always practice in the same order, then you are leaving out a large part of the skill set in favor of muscle memory. Now, muscle memory …