Monthly Archives: July 2014

Am I too old to learn to play music?

“You cannot teach an old dog new tricks.” “When you get to my age, you stop learning.” “Learning is a lot easier when you are younger.” These are all phrases I have bandied around when I talk to older people … Continue reading

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Injuries and Poor Musical Technique

If it hurts, then you are probably doing it wrong. Playing a garden party piano gig on a slightly inclined slope for a couple of hours seemed like a good idea at the time. However, the day after, my back … Continue reading

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