Ravenna Flamenco

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Post #2: Why Flamenco (of all things)?"

posted in practice on august 6th, 2006

And now for something completely concrete.

And clearer. For those of you not yet in the know, here’s the quick skinny on my enthrallment with flamenco:

I’ve been playing guitar for roughly ever. Blues, mostly, but I even have some album credits under a "metal" classification (and I’ll never admit which ones!). In any case, all of this is of little importance. Knowing my way around six strings and a fretboard has been a boon, but with flamenco, you really do have… read more »

tags: philosophy, personal

How Do I Work This?

posted in practice on august 1st, 2006

I have an admission to make: I have no idea how to start this thing off. True, I do feel a bit better having gotten that off my chest, but here I am, still, at square one. Here – look at this:

And you may ask yourself
How do I work this?
And you may ask yourself
Where is that large automobile?
And you may tell yourself
This is not my beautiful house!
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tags: philosophy, personal