How much of what you play is really wasted sound?


Think about your overall sound and presentation. 

How much of what you play is really wasted sound?

Think about what you are playing. Are you doing some things just to do them, or are they important to the music? Sometimes less really is more. We need to be good at self editing. Just as a writer might start out with a 2,000 word article, they will chop and whittle away, taking out all words that are not needed to convey the message. They may end up with 1,500, or even 1,000 words that are sharply focused and pack more punch than the bloated 2,000 words did.


Look at your own work and see how you can edit 
and focus what you play to be more effective.

Sometimes less really is more. 

  • More effective. 
  • More interesting. 
  • More connecting to your audience. 
  • And less can also make space for those small gestures to stand out, to be noticed.

~ MB

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