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Two Ways To Listen

In Roy Peter Clark’s “Writing Tools” he mentions that as a writer there are two types of reading: reading for content and reading for analysis. By reading for content he means just the usual type of reading to learn about something or just for enjoyment, by reading with X-Ray vision, as he calls it, you read to understand the what the writer is doing and how. Of course, these two levels of reading for writers are applicable as two levels of listening for musicians...

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what jazz records should I listen to? - on jazz drumming

what jazz records should I listen to?

Of course there are tonnes and tonnes of great jazz recordings out there, so many that it can be a bit overwhelming to know where to start. Here are six records from the classic year 1959, to get you started.

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