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All About Jazz schools us on Werner’s teachings on enlightenment on “Koan”

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I have an idea that pianist Spike Wilner has read Kenny Werner‘s book Effortless Mastery: Liberating The Master Musician Within (1996), because Koan emulates Werner’s lessons in surrendering one’s self to music. Werner’s teachings on enlightenment flow through this trio recording, Wilner’s sixth as a leader. As a disciple of Harlem stride and ragtime, Wilner, like so ...Read More

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JazzdaGama recognizes the Zen quality of “Koan” by Spike Wilner

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When a musician uses, in his music, ‘chance’ operations in order to free the ego from likes and dislikes, trusting that this use is comparable to sitting cross-legged with a musical-ancestor-teacher and allows the way of Zen to work it is possible that the mind not cut itself off from Mind, but let Mind flow through it. This, it would seem is the ‘koan’ that has wrought the fine music that ...Read More

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July 4th, 2016 at 9:55 am

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