Daily Obstruction: Hidden to Oneself

30 Sep

buddy-rich

Hidden to Oneself

 

Buddy Rich couldn’t read music.  Once he asked his friend and my former teacher, Al Miller, to teach him.  Al responded, “I could, but it would only make you a worse drummer, not better.”  Sometimes, especially for an artist of genius, knowing what you do is a hindrance to doing it.

 

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