Monday, March 18, 2024

“Jazz music is the power of now. There is no script. It’s conversation. The emotion is given to you by musicians as they make split-second decisions to fulfil what they feel the moment requires.”
– Wynton Marsalis –

You’ve likely heard about “flow” which some refer to as being “in the zone.” Yet we actually understand very little about how it actually works. One takeaway from a recent study that examines this question, though, notes that more experienced musicians reach a flow state much quicker than their less experienced counterparts. To learn more, Click here for the paper Creative flow as optimized processing: Evidence from brain oscillations during jazz improvisations by expert and non-expert musicians.

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