In “Every Good Boy Does Fine”, Jeremy Denk tells the story of his love affair with music. From learning to play Bach on the piano as a child, to studying at Julliard and winning awards as a concert pianist, Denk’s journey is one that will inspire readers young and old alike. Along the way, he shares lessons learned from some of the greatest musicians of our time, providing an intimate look inside their creative process. This heartfelt memoir sheds new light on how music can enrich our lives in ways we never thought possible.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for anyone who loves music and wants to know more about the creative process of some of the greatest musicians in history. It provides an intimate look at how these masters approached their art, and offers insight into how music can enrich our lives in ways we never thought possible.
- The author’s intimate knowledge of music and musicians provides an interesting perspective on the creative process.
- The book is written in a warm, personal tone that makes it easy to relate to.
- It is full of valuable insights about how music can enrich our lives.
- The author rambles on at times
- The book could have been edited down a bit
- It might be too basic for some people
Learn more about the author
Jeremy Denk is one of America’s foremost classical pianists, recognized for his insightful interpretations and humorous stage presence. He has won numerous awards, including the Avery Fisher Prize in 2013. Denk is also a passionate music educator, serving on the faculties of both Mannes College The New School for Music and Bard College Conservatory ofMusic.
“A beautiful and insightful book about the power of music to touch our lives in profound ways. Denk is a superb writer as well as an amazing pianist, and I loved every page.”
“Denk is an excellent writer, and his memories are poignant without being maudlin.”
“Every Good Boy Does Fine”
“A beautiful and insightful book about the power of music to enrich our lives. Denk is a marvelous writer, musician, and teacher, and I enjoyed every page.”