The One-Buttock Musician


Benjamin Zander has some fresh things to say about how to make good music.

In this video, he tells us all about:

  • Musical Gestures
  • Drama Through Dissonance & Consonance
  • Reduction of Impulses
  • No One Is Tone-Deaf, and most importantly:
  • One-Buttock Playing

This is the level of artistic abstraction that all creative people should be functioning on. Notice that it’s not about finger exercises, fancy equipment, or social media marketing. It’s about using your chosen art form to tell a great story.

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