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Re: Creativity and Technique

> your inspiration.  It is  frustrating to have a musical
> idea and not have the technique to play it.  That's where
> I'm at with my looping (I've only had the jamdude for about
> a month now),  but I'm working on technique so I can reach
> that point.  Many music students give up before they develope the

>From personal experience and correspondence with other players I found
that whenever a musical idea is encountered that is difficult to play,
it's best to just work out the fingering and practice it slowly instead
of relying on canned exercises such as scales, arpeggios, etc. for 
solving the technical problem.

Paolo Valladolid
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