Friday, November 27, 2009

'Emotional education'

David Brooks, The New York Times op-ed columnist, rarely writes about music. But he quite perceptively writes about the "emotional education" he received from the songs and concert performances of Bruce Springsteen. (I'm a little older than Brooks. My emotional education through music began with Otis Redding; and, thanks to my career path, has continued under the tutelage of a wide variety of composers and performers.)

Brooks' piece is well worth reading: