Welcome to episode 33 of the LJS Podcast where today we are taking a look at two jazz icons, Charlie Parker and John Coltrane, and asking the question: What made them great. Was it talent? Was it a lot of practicing? Or is there something more to it? Listen in.
Listen to episode 33
In this episode
Are talent and practice alone a recipe for success?
A summary of Charlie Parker’s career and the opportunities he had.
A summary of John Coltrane’s career and the opportunities he had.
What can we as jazz musicians take away from Charlie Parker and John Coltrane?
- Talent is not enough.
- Look for opportunity.
- 10,000 hours sounds about right.