“The way you play your note is deeply affected by the way the person right before you plays their note.”
“What I should really be practicing in anything I do is…flexibility.”
2. A passage from Sean Wilsey’s More Curious that evokes the essence of performing music:
“Skating is a feeling. If you really want to get it, you have to do it” (92).
“It’s important to remember that music has both aesthetic value and use value, though at live performances, it’s generally the first of those things that gets priority.”