[Dixielandjazz] art and technique
Fri, 28 Jun 2002 15:01:41 -0300
You wrote to my pal Tom Wiggins,
<<<<"Technical development is necessary but
not sufficient for artistic development."
I am sending this to all of my musician friends (at
least those who I have e-mail addresses for) because
it put things into perspective for me. What'd you
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Well, I'm absolutely sure you're right.
Simply why? Because Art, real Art, involve a lot of Spirituality, or if
you prefer, applied psychic energy and intuition, plus a lot of other
indefinable human qualities. So, he who works only with technique, is
an artisan, I mean, a specialized handworker; But he
who works with indefinables, is an Artist. And with better technique,
better Art he gets.
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Tito Martino Jazz Band
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