A short example of how to use simple improvisations to access a natural and musical way of breathing, playing scales, dynamics, timing, vibrato.
Wissam talks about learning to see fear as our friend and teacher. Confronting and overcoming the fears, often self-imposed, that stop us from being who we want to be.
Learning is about discovery and remembering. Memorisation emerges as one of the key elements in the learning process.
To find your own voice and develop a deeply personal connection with your instrument and the music you play, use improvisation to facilitate the exploration of so many aspects of music and technique.
Wissam explains three fundamental steps that need to precede each breath, taking time in order to breathe in an inspired way that results in inspired phrasing.