Question for John Knowles on Sight Reading

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Re: Question for John Knowles on Sight Reading

Postby stevek » Mon Jan 27, 2014 12:58 am

Bill and all,

Thank you - I very much appreciate your advice and kind words.

Best,

Steve
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Re: Question for John Knowles on Sight Reading

Postby Norm » Mon Jan 27, 2014 10:03 am

bill_h wrote:

I've heard that Tommy Tedesco used to read music backwards before his phone started ringing for studio work in order to sharpen his reading skills. .
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The guy who got me started teaching told me to make my students play their lessons backward to make sure I wasn't getting sandbagged by an ear player. Same applies to us stragglers. Like Reagan used to say "Trust but verify"
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