Gerald Klickstein reminds us why we play, how to play with more joy, and get on with it. His blog, book, and website is filled with valuable information for musicians of all levels.
if you are struggling this week, may I suggest you wander over to his website.
You've got to learn your instrument. Then, you practice, practice, practice. And then, when you finally get up there on the bandstand, forget all that and just wail.
I'm a professional pianist and music educator in West Toronto Ontario. I'm also a devoted percussionist and drum teacher.