Tag Archives: Communication

Fife and Drums: 18th Century Communications Tools Rattling Windows

SKF NOTE: Newspaper reporter Rodrigo Arriaza makes an important point: drums are communications tools. Not always, but most often, in all music styles, the best drummers think of their instruments as communications tools. Think of a situation where most people … Continue reading

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Chick Corea: I Really Wanted to Connect with the World

SKF NOTE: Chick Corea is near the top of my list of “Musicians to Dig Deep.” That is, I want to give a more thoughtful, chronological listen to his music. I’ve heard quite a bit: Chick with Mongo Santamaria, the … Continue reading

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Chick Corea: Communication In Performance vs On Record

Chick Corea: One thing I’ve been working out recently is the difference between my communication in performance and my communication on record. The communication line in a performance is so simple. It goes from the stage to the audience and … Continue reading

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