It is always interesting to check out how the people we look up to learned and practice to achieve the skills that we admire. Bill Evans is both a fantastic jazz musician and also a very interesting example of this because he is also very analytical and philosophical.
In this video, I am taking a look at some quotes from him on practicing and learning. How he sees himself and his perspectives and priorities with learning and practicing.
0:00 Intro – Learning from the people we admire
0:24 Bill Evans – Perspectives and Practice Priorities
0:42 “Knowing The Problem is 90% of solving it”
0:55 How this ties in with having lessons
1:55 The right piece of information at the right time!
2:24 “1 Tune for 24 hours or 24 tunes for an hour”
2:48 When Do you know a Song?
3:30 Besides learning songs: Make it A Part of your system
3:55 “I Don’t Consider Myself Talented”
4:45 Explore and stay motivated
5:36 “Don’t take their motivation away”
6:06 Keep improving and developing
6:57 The Essence of Jazz – Being Personal
8:04 Is there only room for Copycats?
8:12 Do you have a great quote on Practicing or Learning?
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Check out some more material on Bill Evans!
My Other Video On Bill Evans: Bill Evans – How To Get Your Rhythms To The Next Level
The Complete Interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2zufMaufJZo
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