Effortless Mastery has ratings and 74 reviews. David said: As a jazz pianist, this book was a paradigm changer. Kenny Werner goes beyond chops, the. A concise, free and complete summary of “Effortless Mastery” – Kenny Werner’s bottleneck busting guide to mastering your craft by learning to. Effortless Mastery was not written by a philosopher or an academic. Kenny Werner, is one of my favorite pianists I’ve ever had the pleasure of working with, and.
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Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Open, egoless state, flow; whatever you want to call it. At the same time, his advice on practicing is very good, focusing on “chipping away An interesting approach focusing on releasing tension and preconceptions, but so much of it is focused around accepting your playing as masterful and “the most beautiful sound I’ve ever heard” that it could be mis-interpreted by players who haven’t properly prepared as saying “all your mistakes effortleds just as beautiful as the notes you intended to play”, ergo there’s no need to practice because everything’s the same.
Sep 23, Allen Riberdy rated it it was amazing. My advice to new listeners: Poesia Pirouet Records buy. It feels like someone is putting their hand on your shoulder and telling you that whatever insecurities you’re feeling about your abilities is ok while reminding you that you just need to play because you LIKE playing music. Mastegy, effortless reading paperback.
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I read this book hoping it could help me bring the joy and calm I feel while practicing on my own, to efdortless performances. Retrieved from ” https: I know I did.
It’s brought back the joy I had forgotten I had for music in all the midst of self-abuse as many of us do.
It was not written by a philosopher or an academic. Kenny Werner, is one of my favorite pianists I’ve ever had the pleasure of working with, and in my opinion one of the best pianists living on the planet.
He is, however, careful to explain that there are no shortcuts to achieving mastery and that, as much effortlesw a game-changer as his insights are, internalizing them and being transformed by them will require a great deal of dedication, time, and patience. We ienny all benefit from Werner’s insight in all of our endeavors.
May 17, Eric Tran rated it really liked it. Sign in or sign up to upload your events. Unfortunately, I ran into several mental blocks that really discouraged me. This book has become a favorite jastery many musicians who credit it with changing their lives! My book is well-marked and I know I will be returning to it often It was very hard for me to let go of the notion I had to do things perfectly, even though this was a brand new skill to me.
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And from there I can feel very original improvisations beginning to emerge. He provides you with some very New Age sounding ideas but not in a hokey way.
It gets pretty new-agey, so heads up if that’s not your thing. We sent a confirmation message to. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Masteryy author blithely talks how good you can be as a player efforrless a fact that is not true for everyone who picks up an instrument. May 17, Jukka added it Shelves: I’m not giving this book 4 stars because it’s well-written.
Book Summary: “Effortless Mastery”, Kenny Werner
I am constantly reading this over and over. From there, the book focuses on reasons why people play, why they stop playing, and qerner some are afraid of playing music.
Two weeks later I worked through the fear of it and meditated, guitar hanging from my shoulders, imagining looking at myself from a detached self, focusing on being light. Special 20th Anniversary Edition”.
The comments about this book being new-agey are not really fair.