Thinking Outside the Books, by Jayson Brinkworth

When we start playing music at any age, we are typically introduced to learning from a book or books, just as in school. But after we have worked out of several books and have learned many lessons, there comes a time when we need to close the books and just PLAY music.

Playing in Time: Transitions by Jayson Brinkworth

Our goal when playing music should be to play with emotion, feel and passion, but we also can’t lose sight of the consistent space between each of our notes. This is where our years of practice with the metronome come into play.