Improv Quote of the Day: Choice is frightening

Great quote by Paton, and in line what I have written in my blog yesterday: Don’t shrug it off – improvisation is so helpful in so many ways and not just for popular and jazz musicians.

Improv Insights

The League of Frightened Men (1937 film)

The training of musicians has become largely concerned with how to interpret a score according to the conventions of the time, and classically trained musicians, by and large, become not only incapable of improvisation, but actually frightened of even attempting it.

–Rod Paton, Lifemusic: Connecting People to Time

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