What a trip to learn the Charlie I taught years ago in NJ is now a mega-pop star!
I was floored to learn this week that the Charlie Puth I taught at the Count Basie Center for the Arts in Red Bank, NJ years ago is the same guy now writing and performing his songs for millions of fans streaming his tunes billions of times. He said “He [Eli] was one of the […]
What can I say to the parents of children who want to be professional musicians?
Mom: “Eli, my son loves music and says he wants to be a musician. Can you pleeeese convince him out of it?” Eli: Young man, you must ALWAYS play music. The music you make brings beauty and positive spirit to the world. And goodness knows, we need more of it. Choosing a career in music is […]