Want to Become a Better Musician? Stop Playing and Do This Instead

Jon Clemence
6 min readMar 24, 2023
Scrabble tiles arranged to form the phrase “listen more.”
Photo by Brett Jordan on Unsplash

When I was a kid, the adults in my life often said, “God gave you two ears and one mouth so that you would listen twice as much as you speak.”

As a society, many of us seem to have forgotten that message. Much public discourse, to our detriment and shame, is really nothing more than attempts to speak over one another. It seems few are willing to hear…

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Jon Clemence

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