Peter Himmelman “For Musicians, Singers, and the People Who Love Them”

Peter Himmelman and Philip Nelson perform "Racing off to Nowhere" live at the Hollywood Helps Alabama Tornado Relief webcast.

Peter Himmelman and Philip Nelson perform “Racing off to Nowhere” live at the Hollywood Helps Alabama Tornado Relief webcast.

My good friend and music mentor, Peter Himmelman is one of the biggest thinkers I know. He is in that rare group of friends that will listen to anything he has to say.

Yesterday he did a post on his blog called, “For Musicians, Singers, and the People Who Love Them”. In this post he tells the story of talented musician friend who sometimes wonders why he chose the path that he did.

Here is an excerpt:

What does it mean in the scheme of things, to be one of those people? I guess it depends on how and why you shape the sounds. The ones who do it well, who do it for the love of the sounds they make (and not just to show off their chops) are like modern day shamans. They are mystics who make beauty out of invisible waves. They can make you laugh and cry, they can make you dance and shout; make you get up off your feet and shake your ass like you’ve become a child all over again.

Music changes people. It impacts your life. It can bring out out of a bad place or put you in a bad place.. MUSIC IS POWERFUL.

Do yourself a favor and read the entire post here:

Peter Himmelman Musings

Be Sociable, Share!

RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URI

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.