How to Get Out of a Playing Rut
We've all been there. You lose the excitement of playing, you keep using the same voicings, it seems like you go for the same baselines or rhythms because it's what your comfortable with and your music stops advancing. You're in a rut. Traditionalists may say, "No, this is how it has always been done and there is only one way to do it correctly", sorry but I tend to respectfully disagree. Yes, I play Bach traditionally, but I also know when to have some fun with it too. Just
Organist Lori Graves is Back!
Hi everyone and Happy Valentines Day! I am finally back from my musical sabatical, that has lasted way too long. First of all I did not retire or quit from the music business once I left Illinois and moved to Florida. Second, yes I play the organ and even more now than ever. Third, yes I will be releasing some new youtube videos very, very soon. I started this blog because I am part of the organ community. I have the same trials and tribulations that the hobby organist has in