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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This doesn’t preclude practice, it just looks at ‘practice’ diffe As a jazz pianist, this book was a paradigm changer. Gradually transform the way you approach playing, music, and, well, everything.

This page was last edited on 5 Decemberat I wanted this change and wanted to understand how to really practice. It was not written by a philosopher or an academic.

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

Werner’s work is quite readable, full of shared experiences relating how he himself evolved along the path he is now guiding others efortless. First name and Last name. Before we can truly express our inner self, we must first learn to be at peace and overcome the distractions that can make performance difficult.


It’s that your practice should be focused and intentional and full of confidence and patience. Exelente libro, totalmente cambiador. He encourages the reader to try get into that same meditative zone before playing. But alright, I should elaborate.

An interesting approach focusing on releasing tension and preconceptions, but so much of it is focused around accepting your playing as masterful and “the most beautiful sound I’ve ever heard” that it could be mis-interpreted by players who haven’t properly prepared as saying “all your mistakes are just as beautiful as the notes you intended to play”, ergo there’s no need to practice because everything’s the same. Books by Kenny Werner. The author blithely talks ksnny good you can be as a player — a fact that is not true for everyone who picks up an instrument.

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Book Summary: “Effortless Mastery”, Kenny Werner

Nov 29, Dave Johnson rated it it was amazing. I am a baby violinist, having taken it up at the advanced age of He presents these ideas in a way that can integrate spirituality and music together which gives my guitar-practice more meaning which I appreciate.

The Space Pirouet Records buy. And from there I can feel very original improvisations beginning to emerge. In fact, I was rolling my eyes through the first 40 pages or so. Apr 16, David Lafferty rated it it was amazing. A state of ‘allowing’, getting out of the way and let the music play itself. I am a master. That’s not to say you cannot simply read this book and get a lot from efforttless. Search News by title.



Aug 09, Chris rated it really liked it. Retrieved 23 February The positive affirmations are annoyingly effective.

Book Summary: “Effortless Mastery”, Kenny Werner

I can laugh at my mistakes, and be as enthused as a little kid at my successes, when they come. Greatest is uncovered through ease and patience rather than through rigorous diligence The concept of this book can be incorporated many other art forms outside of playing the piano. May 17, Jukka added it Shelves: However, the stories he told spoke to me on a deeper level.

Half Note Records The Four Stepspianist Kenny Werner notes that he never aspired to be a guru; nevertheless, he’s viewed as one by a significant number of musicians.