Quote Originally Posted by duanemassey View Post
I suspect it depends upon a lot of things. I know my endurance suffers greatly when I don't play regularly, but neither my range or tone is affected very much. I typically practice very rarely, as the playing I do is not particularly demanding (and my time is used up trying to make a living and some semblance of a life). Most of my gigs (including my steady house band) involve my keyboard playing for the most part. I am a poor example of what a full-time player should aspire to be, but one size does not fit all.
It is no coincidence that every full-time player I know has a regular practice routine.
Nicely stated, as I believe this is kinda to the point of what rowuk and I were trying to make. Thanks again for the sincere honesty in your comment.