Some people I teach are notation-reading-only-musicians and some have a similar story in their background being at parties where people are jamming and despite playing all their life they can’t play along and feel like an imposter musician.

I love working with those types. I push them overboard. It’s like they just told me they’ve been swimming all their life and we’re on a boat and so I get them in the water we both know they know how to swim.

“Life jacket!!” they scream

“Swim!!” I scream



And then I ask them to pay in advance for the next 4.

Ok not exactly.

But sort of.


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