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Questions for Lauren, by Robin Stone

Questions for Lauren, by Robin Stone Bolstered By Blue and many other tunes on this record have arrangements that are very complex, with multiple backing vocal parts and various instruments coming in and out. How do you go about composing … Continue reading

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Jordan Lucero interviews Lauren Passarelli

On Mar 14, 2012, at 12:47 PM, Jordan Lucero wrote: Thank you! I loved reading all of your answers! Hey Lauren, I have to do an interview for my professional development seminar and I was wondering if you could answer … Continue reading

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For Fab Four fan, it gets better all the time

For Fab Four fan, it gets better all the time Thursday, April 28, 2011 LAST UPDATED: THURSDAY APRIL 28, 2011, 11:18 AM BY BRYAN WASSEL TOWN NEWS STAFF WRITER A former Paramus resident has accomplished a series of firsts at … Continue reading

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More on Creativity

Ever since I met Kate Chadbourne we’ve been talking about the creative process & recently on the phone she said three things that I couldn’t wait to share with all of you. We’re all constantly saying many of the same things … Continue reading

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Go To Your Studio & Make Stuff

There’s every reason on earth to enjoy the creative things you enjoy as often as you choose to. We see ourselves in definitive ways & at various times or ages in our lives we allow ourselves to have & be … Continue reading

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Brenda Ueland on Creative Work

I think there is something necessary & life giving about creative work. A state of excitement. And it is like a faucet: nothing comes unless you turn it on and the more you turn it on, the more comes.  But … Continue reading

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Keepin’ On

It’s so much fun to have a new project or song or idea in my head. My brain desires to be captivated & chewing on something delicious as often as possible. As an Artist it’s important for me to have … Continue reading

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Words from a student

Wavicles By Greg Arney11. November 2009 18:04 My first guitar teacher at college, Lauren Passarell, taught me a number of things that I am still learning years after the fact. After carefully eyeing my picking hand, she faulted it for … Continue reading

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7 Thoughts on Teaching and Learning Guitar

Knowledge speaks, wisdom listens. When I listen, I can hear whether my students are ready to absorb what I have to offer. First I need to know they believe in their ability and, at the same time, that they’re willing … Continue reading

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Dream Machines

When I was a teenager I wanted a “Dream Machine” where I could record all the musical ideas in “me head” & hear them “beck” all at the same time. I was using two cassette players & bouncing tracks while … Continue reading

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Peak

Let’s time eat more When Rise moon sing  Laugh you dance me Smile possess Start wanna clap some doggie’s fun doin’  Mention yours mention ours Heaps jollys Now expect, hearts connect, cheeky doing Peak!

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Elizabeth Gilbert ~ Swallow The Sun

Elizabeth Gilbert is a superb author who’s voice & spirit I deeply enjoy. She has the intelligence, humor & playfulness combination that seriously tickles me. Here she talks about all of us & the creativity we use & the courage … Continue reading

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A few great books and films

A Few Great Books Writing Down the Bones – Natalie Goldberg The War of Art – Steven Pressfield The Well Of Creativity – Julia Cameron, Natalie Goldberg & others The Artists’ Way – Julia Cameron The Courage To Create – … Continue reading

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Writing Quotes

I think there is something necessary & life giving about creative work. A state of excitement. And it is like a faucet: nothing comes unless you turn it on and the more you turn it on, the more comes. – … Continue reading

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