Any beginning is where hope lives. Nothing has gone wrong. It's the next chance to get it right, to reach a new level. To redeem previous efforts where things went awry. A beginning is where a dream can come true and all your expectations can be fulfilled.
Exploring the process of creativity.
7: Dave Lewitt & The Odd Time Drumming Book
David Lewitt is a percussionist and a drum educator. He is a staff accompanist for the Purchase College Conservatory of Dance and an adjunct faculty for the College’s School of the Arts. And an old and cherished friend. Odd time signatures, teaching, students, and some stories.
The Odd Time Drumming Book published by Hudson Music 9/8 Preview - The Odd Time Drumming Book on Dave's YouTube channel. How to Play Rock Drums published by Hal Leonard
6: Decisions, decisions
What I think makes a good decision, making up some rules, and how contraints drive creativity.
5: EDC Part 1
I discuss my everyday bag, and how I organize the inside, and how this ties into the theme of constraints and creativity. More everyday gear stuff soon.
3: Being perfect is unobtainium
There’s a difference between the useless “be perfect” and the journey to always improve. Reaching for perfection contains greatness. Being perfect is, atmo, unobtanium.
Audeze: Michael Brauer on Playing the Console like an Instrument Audeze: Michael Brauer on Transitioning to ITB Mixing Audeze: Mary Halvorson, Julian Lage and Miles Okazaki: Jazz Guitar Gear Hang
2: About CnC, The end of the iPods, and the pod wars
I talk about CnC's direction, though I expect it to develop quite a bit. Apple has stopped making iPods and I recall the Pod Wars as mentioned in Steve Levy's book, The Perfect Thing: How the iPod Shuffles Commerce, Culture, and Coolness. Lastly, I reminice about what some of my first experiences were like with the first iPod and what's changed, at least a little, since moving music listening to phones.
1: The Big Story
Chris' process, affects of the pandemic, and writing the big story.