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William Wolcott

October 28, 2008 at 4:10 PM

ProTools very effective for practicing. Particularly, recording self then slowing down the recording to find flaws. In this way, problems can be pinpointed quite accurately, leading to a quick solution. A great way to practice.

Recently, I've been thinking of balancing teaching and performing. Lately, it's a little heavy on the teaching side...so, time to perform more.

From Tommy Atkinson
Posted on October 28, 2008 at 4:35 PM
re: teaching and performing - i hear ya.
From Stephen Brivati
Posted on October 29, 2008 at 4:16 AM
Greetings,
I hve the same problem. When I am only teaching it gets harder and harder to sustain x number of hours per day on top of my regular job. My recnet backsliding wa ssaved by quite a few unexpected gigs. Back to getting up at 4.30. Yawn.
Cheers,
Buri
From William Wolcott
Posted on October 29, 2008 at 1:24 PM
Yes. Getting up early is one solution, at least for getting more practice time in. I've found that with a proper diet (meaning mostly no American poison- wink) and exercise I don't need so much sleep. I'm comfortable with 5-6 hours.

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