Phil Farkas quote

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by dizforprez, Aug 26, 2004.

  1. dizforprez

    dizforprez Forte User

    Nov 2, 2003
    “He listened to me play for a moment and then advised me, ‘Phil, stop trying to be so analytical! Shut your eyes and shut off your thinking and just pick up the horn and play it in an instinctive, unthinking manner. Your reflexes will take care of your problem because only a short while ago you were playing well. That ability is still there; in your case analyzing will only make matters worse. You are trying to correct something by thinking about it. In this case it will only tie you up in knots. Play the damned thing like you always have and stop all this negative thinking!’ I tried this approach and in two days I was back to normal….â€

    Phil Farkas on Arnold Jacobs
  2. djm6701

    djm6701 Pianissimo User

    That should be "Arnold Jacobs on Phillip Farkas". :D

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