May 4, 2016

Vibing

(Well, vibing applies for every aspects of life as well.)
  • “Vibing” is a mean-spirited attitude toward other musicians and the way they play the music
  • “Vibing” is when the house guitarist at the jam won’t talk to the singer sitting in
  • “Vibing” is the snide remark made by another musicians during the alto players solo
  • “Vibing” is when the famous guitar player tells the poor bass player sitting in to go learn the @#$% changes
  • “Vibing” is when the drummer starts making cross-eyed facial expressions to the bass player during the horn player’s jive solo
  • “Vibing” is the knowing glances the in-crowd of musicians gives to each other around the new-comer

~ Camden Hughes (Why Vibing Is Bad for Jazz)

Brief Rule of St Romuald

Sit in your cell as in paradise. Put the whole world behind you and forget it. Watch your thoughts like a good fisherman watching for fis...