The Importance of Writing Notes in Your Music

I was in Bloomington, Indiana in March to buy some of the best donuts in the world do some workshops for the School of Music (when you have a moment check out their cool workshop archive with videos and handouts of past workshops).

While I was there, I had the opportunity to meet Jeff Nelsen – a Canadian pig-farmer-raised amateur magician french horn player, whose name has often come up in conversations with students and professional musicians alike.

We met over chinese food and talked about music, psychology, the falling prices of computer hard drives, and the various forces that conspire