Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Banjo versus TV: Week 15

Banjo 104 hrs, TV 84 hours
A weekly check-in on the Banjo versus TV project — J.R.'s resolution to spend more time in 2008 on his banjo than on TV.

Squeezed in a little practice during a busy week. Spent much of my time in my Hal Leonard book, especially on...
The Pinch

Also in the last week:

  • Good topic at the BHO: "What was the worst piece of advice given to you when you were first starting out?"
  • I've been rewatching Understanding the Formula of Music, the DVD I discussed three weeks ago. I pick up a little more with each repeated viewing. For example, this DVD has taught me what an arpeggio is -- a journey of understanding that began in 1970 when I first saw this scene in The Aristocats:

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