how to eliminate memory slips

How to Eliminate Memory Slips

Having a memory slip in the middle of a performance is probably one of the more embarrassing things that can happen to a musician. For many performers, it is the single most anxiety-producing aspect of live performances. Yet even the best are not immune to memory issues - even major concert artists have been known to make memory slips from time to time. I’ve had my share of memory slips of course, from the slightly embarrassing variety (blanking out in a small informal concert) to the truly…