Tag: practice

You are what you practice…

Have you heard that idea that it takes 10,000 hours to master any skill? It’s an over simplification but I’m convinced that the sentiment is true… you’re only going to get really good at something through repeated practice or/and if your conditions, environment or upbringing play a role in enhancing your skills. Malcolm Gladwell’s book, …

What is good?

For years I kept my guitar playing private and only really played at home – occasional gigs, parties and duets would present opportunities to play to an audience but, relatively speaking, the majority of my playing when I was in my twenties was confined to the privacy of my home. I had this kind of …

Wed 29th May – Practice

We practice regularly. Every week. When Becs and I first collaborated I was hugely relieved to find that she thinks just like me – we won’t perform anything until we’re really happy and comfortable with it. In my previous experience of playing with other musicians, and also when I’ve seen some local players at Open …