Music educator Brian Jump discusses common bad habits that musicians develop, and how to fix them to read, memorize, and perform music the right way.
Did you know that the way you practice music can have an enormous impact on how quickly you improve? Don’t waste your time with ineffective practice methods. Learn the tips, tricks and technologies that can accelerate your musical training.
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