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- Intrinsic motivation: what it is, how it helps us to learn and persevere as we age, how to help those we mentor with theirs.
At the 25 minute mark he talks about composing technique. Knowing how to realise your musical vision. Learning how to control your musical resources. It's all about being a student of music throughout your life.
Stories have playing with Gene Simmons and Stephen Stills at his school's fundraiser is worth the wait. Bob Dylan stood them up.
In my opinion the whole interview is insightful, inspiring, and hilarious.
David Story: Professional pianist, drummer, composer, and educator. Well into his 4th enthusiastic musical decade, David works with adults pursuing musical dreams in the autumn of life, while he maintains an active presence in the Toronto arts scene.