Monthly Archives: May 2008

PERFECTION? it’s all relative


It’s all relative . . . even perfection is a relative concept in art and in life. If you’re an artist, your idea of perfection changes each time you reach it – as you can now see how to make … Continue reading

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IN THE MIND’S EYE


This brief article was written as a gift to my friends on my birthday in May 2008. Read and enjoy! – daniel w. jacobs It’s human nature to take something for granted when we did nothing to attain it. The … Continue reading

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ARE YOU OBSERVING CORRECTLY?


A small bottle sat upon the desk of Sir William Osler, the eminent professor of medicine at Oxford University. Sitting before him was a class full of young, wide-eyed medical students, listening to his lecture on the importance of observing … Continue reading

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WHO YOU WERE MEANT TO BE


  This quote is one I wrote for another article a few years ago: “Unfettered by limitations of pretended powerlessness; free of self-generated considerations of self-abnegation and doubt; stripped of all limitations of social pretentiousness, what remains is all that … Continue reading

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JAZZ IMPROV MAG INTERVIEW – excerpt #1


The following is the first in a series. These are excerpts from a featured interview that I did with Jazz Improv Magazine in 2005. – daniel w. jacobs INTERVIEW: JAZZ IMPROV: How has working in the music business affected your … Continue reading

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JAZZ IMPROV MAG INTERVIEW – excerpt #2


The following is the second in a series. These are excerpts from a featured interview that I did with Jazz Improv Magazine in 2005. – daniel w. jacobs INTERVIEW: JAZZ IMPROV: How has your playing and overall perspective grown as … Continue reading

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JAZZ IMPROV MAG INTERVIEW – excerpt #3


The following is the third in a series. These are excerpts from a featured interview that I did with Jazz Improv Magazine in 2005. – daniel w. jacobs INTERVIEW: JAZZ IMPROV: How do you stay balanced as an artist and … Continue reading

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