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  • Play as You Are

  • A Collection of Essays - Picking a Drummer's Mind
  • By: Georg Beck
  • Narrated by: Georg Beck
  • Length: 1 hr and 38 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Categories: Arts & Entertainment, Music
  • 5.0 out of 5 stars (2 ratings)

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Summary

Play as You Are is an invitation to take a break from watching the YouTube drummer contests and reading the "get better fast" drumming websites, and direct the attention back to yourself for a moment.

Making music and playing drums does not start at the tip of your drumstick, not even with the motion before you strike a drum. It really starts with the desire, actually with the compulsion, to make music and to play. Play as You Are is an open invitation to explore a different approach to playing music and a sharing of the author's experiences.

©2015 Georg Beck (P)2015 Georg Beck

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Great insight into the physiology of drumming

loved this audio book. I think all drummers will have experienced mental blocks in their progress. George strips it down and explains with total honesty, humour and clarity the mental reasons and ways to overcome them. since listening I have changed my practice sessions and have seen a big improvement. although aimed at drummers I think George's insight would benefit all musicians.

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  • Jas. Sherman
  • 28-08-18

Great book

I love this book. Half way through I was thinking I have to listen to this again. With forty years of playing under my belt I’m always looking for new ways of approaching this instrument we all love. Thank you sir for your insight and inspiration
#staybangin’🥁

Peace

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  • Slim
  • 22-05-16

Great read for musicians

I really enjoyed this book! Inspiring thoughts on honing our craft. Also, very grounded and honest perspective on what it takes to succeed as a drummer.

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  • peter
  • 10-01-16

spectacular book!!!!!!!

aweome book helped to grasp a concept of exceptance of myself as a drummer and straight to the point i recomend to anyome who is missing the inner peace within there self