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A’s and F’s in Jazz Schools

Posted by David Bloom on Dec 6, 2010 6:17:00 PM

In America, people who get A’s are smart, disciplined, and will help to enlighten society. And people who get F’s are stupid, uncreative, and probably will have no effect on society. Right? 

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The Best I Can do

Posted by David Bloom on Sep 29, 2010 8:36:00 AM

For years I have heard people say “that’s the best I could do.” It’s a nice notion that someone did the very best that they could do. But was it?

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Topics: jazz, bloom school, the best i could do, potential, i can do better