Music and the Spirit of Creativity

My musical saga began at the age of ten. I had heard and was moved by music all my life, that which I heard outside and inside my head. While taking piano lessons I found that when it came time to practice, what I heard inside of my own mind demanded an outlet more than learning “Mary Had A Little Lamb.” The teacher quickly tired of my rebellious approach and, after making a sad phone call to my parents, dismissed me for the sin of having no talent. I thought of that piano teacher as I performed one🔒

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Jim Dragoni, a member of Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., is a guitarist, composer, and multimedia producer. He has written film music, electronic music, guitar music, and poetry. His work can be found at http://www.emusictime.com. © 2002 Jim Dragoni

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