Effortless Mastery has ratings and 74 reviews. David said: As a jazz pianist, this book was a paradigm changer. Kenny Werner goes beyond chops, the. Kenny Werner: Effortless Mastery In Motion jazz article by Dan Bilawsky, published on April 18, at All About Jazz. Find more DVD/Film. A concise, free and complete summary of “Effortless Mastery” – Kenny Werner’s bottleneck busting guide to mastering your craft by learning to.

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Effortless Mastery: Liberating the Master Musician Within, Book & CD

The author even says that – you need some brainwashing, as in your brain needs some washing. Kenny’s remarkable work deals directly with these hindrances, and presents ways to let our natural creative powers flow freely with minimal stress and effort. Returning to our essence while living in the world is the object of the game. Practise had become something I dreaded.

They begin to understand where they really are as a player, and the fear goes away. Email address It will remain private. Feb 18, Douglas H.

It’s now been a month or two since I read this book. The lessons come down to this: Ik las het boek op aanraden van mijn gitaarleraar om mijn stress bij examens beter te beheersen, maar als je het moet oplossen door te mediteren en constant te roepen ‘ik ben een genie’, dan hoeft het voor mij niet. Sep 22, David rated it really liked it Recommended to David by: I have gone through many torturous, self-hating hours of aerner practice thinking that it would somehow be beneficial to me because I was “suffering to be an artist”.


Search Reviews by musician. Retrieved 6 December The practise has been beneficial in many effortoess. A bunch of flowery spiritual weener if you’re into that. The Melody Pirouet Records buy.

Effortless Mastery: Liberating the Master Musician Within, Book & CD by Kenny Werner

At that point, we are no longer the game-piece, wernet the player; we’ve won the game. Like a kid without a care, I played in this state for some time.

I am a master. If there wasn’t some spiritual element in music, new or old-agey, then it wouldn’t be art, it would just be perfect technique. I enjoy playing the piano, but get serious anxiety if I have to perform for anyone even my teacher. Don’t let thinking fear, expectations etc get in the way.

Over the course of the past three-plus decades, he’s done everything from solo dates to grand-scale work with orchestras, and he’s played with everybody from saxophonist Joe Lovano b. I read this book twice and watched several of his DVDs about learning to play music werher an effortless way. Refresh and try again. It’s helped me more than anythingget out of the way of myself.

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Sep 23, Allen Riberdy rated it it was amazing. Aug 04, Tim Franklin rated it liked it. There is some good stuff here if you are good at filtering, and have some idea what you seek — otherwise just follow your bliss elsewhere. Don’t rush through all the material to get through it, or you’ll only scratch the surface and wont really absorb anything. Want to Read saving…. Essentially, you can play the piano effortlessly when you stop the judging mind.


It also shows how to practice effectively, promoting real growth and how to play and perform free from fear and self-judgment.

Then I beat myself up for the rest of the day for being so arrogant. This page was last edited on 5 Decemberat In fact, I was rolling my eyes through the first 40 effprtless or so. For the first time in decades, I could consciously release the tension in my wrists. However, not all is perfect in Effortless Mastery land.

Don’t rush through all the material to get through Eastern mindful approach to practice and performance of any craft really. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Kenny Werner: Effortless Mastery In Motion

Special 20th Anniversary Edition”. But, as far as providing “signposts of mastery” indicating that one is ready to tackle the next step goes, there don’t seem to be any, particularly with regard to Step One. Today I wernet again, every day moment is a new start.