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Old 05-12-2013, 09:19 AM
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Default Re: Beginners practice regime

Originally Posted by mandrew View Post
Generally it looks like a good regime. If you don't have a copy, get Stick Control by George L. Stone. Find a way to work it in, even if you have to replace something on your list for a while. Also, some days just make time to play what you like, without a book. Just let loose and work with what you have learned already. That keeps it fun! when it stops being fun, you will hit the wall.
^^^ Every word of this!

And I'll add, try not to rely too much on books. For the first 18 months or so, I couldn't play anything that wasn't written down. My playing was correct but sterile. It's much more fun to play correctly AND from the heart.
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