Tag Archives: NPR

Friday Cello Video: A Father And Son’s Intense Conversation

I’m intrigued by musical families – and this duo has a wonderful story, in addtion to making some pretty amazing music. Father, Pedro Soler, is a renowned flamenco guitarist and the son, Gaspar Claus, is a classically trained cellist known … Continue reading

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Finding My Longing for the Sea

“If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people together to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery A … Continue reading

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Friday Video: Esperanza Spalding

I’m breaking the cello only video rule today cause I’m pretty blown away by the bassist and jazz musician who beat out The Beib for this year’s New Artist Award Grammy. Gasp. I love watching her expressions as she plays; … Continue reading

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Music trains the hearing “muscles”

I owe you a update but in the  meantime, here’s something really cool I heard on NPR this morning. Turns out there’s more to good hearing than genetics and your ears… Say What?! Musicians Hear Better by Jon Hamilton October … Continue reading

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