All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Jazz Musicians
Don't mind the disclaimer: the effort the kids put into this casual assignment showed. Their CDs were like little blossoms of differentiation, little road signs that indicated they were diverging. becoming themselves. And in their liner notes they offered more evidence of stretching their concepts and understanding. My students are way past the "Louis Armstrong was the first man on the moon and won the Tour de France" stage. They've moved on into the part where they take music personally. They've moved on into the part where they are listening.
Trust improvise love boldly love the music out listen breathe live while you are alive and love to the end of time amen.