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Japanese-American musician Sudo (</Zen Guitar/>) assumes the reader has just acquired a new piece of software and needs to learn how to install and use it. Drawing from eastern philosophy, he sets out seven principles to avoid frustration: Expect the unexpected. It always takes longer than you think. Do not waste time. Learn and teach, teach and learn. Warm heart, cool head. Do good work. and Know when to turn the machine off. He has not indexed his series of short articles. Annotation c. Book News, Inc. , Portland, OR (booknews. com)
Unleash the song of your soul with Zen Guitar, a contemplative handbook that draws on ancient Eastern wisdom and applies it to music and performance.
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