We have just received the second printing of "Mr. Karr, Would You Teach Me How To Drive a Double Bass?"
It is wonderful to know that his book and its accompanying videos on YouTube have helped so many people.
The idea to write the book came to me when I was at Karr camp in 2006.
One day, in his master class, Maestro Karr tried to explain something to a student. He tried a few times but it didn't really work. Finally he took the student's bass and bow and started playing. He was not explaining or demonstrating. He played the entire movement. It was like a prayer or a similar experience. I felt a tear rolling down.
From the very first time I heard Gary Karr in concert my life has changed. Studying for four years with him changed my views about playing, about music and about teaching.
Moreover, the time I spent with him inspired me and gave me the strength to follow my beliefs and listen to my heart even when I am sailing against the wind.
There was something so unique, a
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