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I recently had an interesting conversation with a trumpet player, who described an unusual strategy that he used to help students overcome technical roadblocks in their playing. Specifically, in situations where a student might be struggling to hit a note consistently because they couldn’t quite figure out how to get the dozens or hundreds of little muscles involved to do the right thing at the right time.
Rather than focusing on honing or…
by Noa Kageyama, Ph.D.