Ronnie Hawkins place is for sale and some stars hung out there once, so goes the Toronto Star article like that’s a reason to buy it, as if the creative thing that happened there is about that physical location. So many people in fact think that way, acquire that guitar so and so played then you will write hits too. Misses the point because the ship isn’t the cargo.
The great thing for pianists is they have to make due with whatever condition the piano is in when they get there. Have to make whatever piano sound good. Have to be ready to be creative wherever they end up. The story about good work is about the artist’s inner world not the socks they were wearing when they wrote it.