Jean Luc Ponty interview

Jean Luc Ponty- Full interview: Creative Strings Podcast Ep. 35

Not only is Jean-Luc Ponty one of the first violinists to adapt the instrument to modern jazz, and one of the great innovators of jazz on any instrument, but he also may be one of the most popular and respected violinists in any genre.
As it turns out, he is also a humble spirit, and generous with his knowledge, experience, and time.

T​here are few greater privileges than to learn about an art form directly from one of its greatest living exponents. Combine that feeling with getting to speak with one of your personal heroes, and you have a special experience on your hands in this full interview with Jean Luc Ponty!

In this conversation, we explore key points in his development, musical conception, elements of his violin playing, and more

Violinist Christian Howes

What does Musical Creativity have to do with Personal Development?

I’m interested in how personal development and musical practice overlap for musicians. For example, most musicians pick a “lane”, identifying primarily as performers, composers, or teachers. To keep growing after they’ve peaked, they might benefit from stepping outside that lane. That’s when they’re likely to strike a nerve. Not that anyone needs to master every Read more about What does Musical Creativity have to do with Personal Development?[…]

creative strings podcast ep 33 stash wyslouch

Stash Wyslouch: Audacity & the Creative Process – Creative Strings Podcast Ep. 33

To be human is to make stuff; Creativity is natural. Yet it feels incredibly risky to put our creative work out there for people to vote up or down. It feels personal, like people may accept or reject us. We’re drawn to the ideas and voices of people who have the courage to take that risk Read more about Stash Wyslouch: Audacity & the Creative Process – Creative Strings Podcast Ep. 33[…]

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