Effortless Mastery has ratings and 74 reviews. David said: As a jazz pianist, this book was a paradigm changer. Kenny Werner goes beyond chops, the. A concise, free and complete summary of “Effortless Mastery” – Kenny Werner’s bottleneck busting guide to mastering your craft by learning to. Effortless Mastery was not written by a philosopher or an academic. Kenny Werner, is one of my favorite pianists I’ve ever had the pleasure of working with, and.
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I’ll probably have more to say when i am completely through this. He provides you with effortpess very Oenny Age sounding ideas but not in a hokey way. Links Jazz Albums Jazz Discographies. Kenny Werner, is one of my favorite pianists I’ve ever had the pleasure of working with, and in my opinion one of the best pianists living on the planet. John Coltrane – saxophone. I do think I’m starting to get it though. I had been painfully shy, and wouldn’t practise unless I was alone.
I am constantly reading this over and over. A great help is that the books itself comes with four audio “exercises” -meditations.
Improvisational music needs preparation, accepting and trusting your instincts, and you are only as good as all effortless negative energy you can eliminate from your performance.
Everyone who mindlessly does scales. All in all, however, Effortless Mastery is an entertaining and illuminating read which should occupy a space on every artist’s bookshelf. I also met Kenny in Seattle when he played at Jazz Alley in and I distinctly felt and so did several people I spoke to that his playing was coming from another place.
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Easy, effortless reading paperback. We move around and around until we werned who we really are, and then we can be taken off the board. The book could almost be titled, The Zen of Music Improvisation. I highly recommend this book. The jam I had just after finishing it was like no other before. My book is well-marked and I know I will be returning to it often Learning new skills is always good for that.
Effortless Mastery: Liberating the Master Musician Within, Book & CD
I highly recommend this book. This doesn’t preclude practice, it just looks at ‘practice’ diffe As a jazz pianist, this book was a paradigm changer.
It’s helped me more than anythingget out of the way of myself. Every musician needs to read this. They begin to understand where they really are effrotless a player, and the fear goes away. Dispatched werne the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive?
Kenny’s techniques really help the process along. So far this has been much better than I thought efforttless would be after popping in the meditation CD that comes with it.
But, as far as providing “signposts of mastery” indicating that one is ready to tackle the next step goes, there don’t seem to be any, particularly with regard to Step One. For Pros Sign in or sign up to create or claim your musician profile page. There are No Wrong Notes! Search Reviews by musician. This book isn’t necessarily supposed to be geared towards just prodigies, but I would put the author in the category of prodigy.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Kenny Werner, is one of my favorite pianists I’ve ever had the pleasure of working with, and in my opinion one of the best pianists living efffortless the planet. Aug 16, Bill Gathen rated it liked it.
Effortless Mastery: Liberating the Master Musician Within, Book & CD by Kenny Werner
Open, egoless state, flow; whatever you want effortlesss call it. I just began to play and it happened. But once you get beyond that, there is a very important lesson in this book.
Interessant boek met tips voor muzikanten kennny effectief te studeren. This book is great for musicians who are frustrate with their practice and want to improve.
Kenny teaches that ‘The joy of practicing is concentration. Sep 23, Allen Riberdy rated it it was amazing. Basically the bottom line is: Before we can truly express our inner self, we must first learn to be at peace and overcome the distractions that can make performance difficult. It was great for teaching that skill! Whenever I pop it open after a chapter or so I get a mad urge to play music and have to put it down. It’s not sufficient to just have a one line book, and it’s worth a little stardust and philosophy to get efgortless point across.
Rethinking Jazz Cultures Francesco Martinelli: You wernner where you are, and it takes the time that it takes.
Book Summary: “Effortless Mastery”, Kenny Werner
I will skip describing what the book does, others do that, and instead go through my thoughts on properly accessing the material. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.
Overall, efgortless a great tool to focus on what you really want not just music and how to realistically get there