Originally Posted by Anthony Amodeo
big ears is one of my all time favorite sayings
while studying with Joe Porcaro every time I entered and exited the room Joe would yell....BIG EARS!!!!.....while holding his hands to the sides of his head
he was a firm believer in the notion that if you had "big ears" the music would tell you exactly what to play
I too am a believer in this
Ha! I say that to my students all the time and make exactly the same gesture. If only I had some of Joe's other attributes.
You're a very fortunate man to study with Joe. I've never heard anything but great things. I remember reading some great stuff he wrote for MD many years ago. Always on the money.