What’s a little humiliation if it makes you a better artist?Read more "The Risk of Creative Exposure"
Maybe rock and roll was inevitable, with or without Chuck Berry. But the fact remains that he was the one who advanced the state of the art.Read more "Chuck Berry and the Inevitability of Rock and Roll, Part 2"
The drive to integrate different influences in one’s life and take them in a new direction; that’s what Chuck Berry and others like him had.Read more "Chuck Berry and the Inevitability of Rock and Roll"
How do we select a “final” version of a work? Do we even need to?Read more "When is the Work Complete?"
Keep learning, keep trying, keep experimentingRead more "Creativity and Age"
Sometimes we have to forge our own pathRead more "The Right Tool with Limited Options"
“What is a song, exactly? It’s something that starts as an idea and becomes more than that.”Read more "Brian Wilson and the Foundation of A Song"