Less is definitely more

Following on from my spake on the understanding (or lack of) the magic of the single note, I went canoeing on the canal today. The peace and the pace are things I had forgotten about, just myself, a canoe and the sound of the birds, not another soul on the water of this beautiful but … Continue reading Less is definitely more

The magic of the single note!

I remember several years ago when teaching a young Bass student, introducing him to the "Magic of the single note" when playing in 3/4 time. He didn't get it! He couldn't understand that one note played with the right dynamic, length and feel was far better for the waltz than many and that it would … Continue reading The magic of the single note!