“The music is not the notes, but the silence in between.”

As a piano player I have one of the easiest jobs.  Have you ever just hit a chord on the piano and let it ring out?  It’s beautiful.  The sound, the reverb, even the sound of the hammers and sustain pedals in motion.   In those moments I am reminded that it is less about what I play, and more about what I don’t.  If you play too much, you lose the serenity a piano should relay.


As a musician, the next time you are getting weary of hearing yourself play…simplify.
Let silence happen between the notes and fall in love with music all over again.

Robert Weston