Happy to say that TEDx Nashville has posted the video of my talk there from March 31. The theme of the day's events was "Making A Difference," so I pulled together some ideas I'd been sketching for some time into a talk I called "Hearing The Difference: Accidental Lessons in Listening." I was motivated by my belief that for young people growing up outside of musically inclined families, our culture, media and schools offer up very few if any opportunities for discovery of our aural universe and engaged ways of listening to music, the world and each other. In coming days I'll post some of the other lessons in listening that I couldn't squeeze into this talk. In the meantime I hope you enjoy this and if you do, please share it with friends.
I'd also love to hear from you about your own epiphanies in listening. It would be great to compile them one day into a book.