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.Each of us carries a song inside us, the song that makes us human. Zen Guitar provides the key to unlocking this song--a series of life lessons presented through the metaphor of music. Philip Sudo offers his own experiences with music to enable us to rediscover the harmony in each of our lives and open ourselves to Zen awareness uniquely suited to the Western Mind. Through fifty-eight lessons that provide focus and a guide, the reader is led through to Zen awareness. This harmony is further illuminated through quotes from sources ranging from Eric Clapton and Jimi Hendrix to Miles Davis. From those who have never strummed a guitar to the more experienced, Zen Guitar shows how the path of music offers fulfillment in all aspects of life--a winning idea and an instant classic.
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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