[JPhonk] Rehearsal wisdom
js0000 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 18 11:19:12 EDT 2017
On 10/18/17 11:09, Kirk Is via JPhonk wrote:
> Yeah, the kids scene is a challenge for our stance balancing being a
> community group and an effort to be a musically good band
i think there is no problem out of doors at stonybrook. but inside it is
completely unworkable. we have enough problems keeping the
instrumentalists who are actually playing focused on the music that is
with the addition of screaming kids- all bets were off.
so i would like to propose that kids are not allowed at indoor rehearsals.
> Re: noodling. A challenge.
i think it comes down to the mind. are you there to work with the band
on the music; or are you half checked out into your own thing ready to
jump into the band when it seems more interesting?
it's not fun to sit and wait for a smaller group to figure out
something, but it makes for a better rehearsal if we are all willing to
focus on the task at hand. there's also an organizational part that we
were making progress on [which songs to work on at which rehearsal], but
it seems to have stalled out.
maybe we can make another small team to handle rehearsal organization?
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