Ways of the Hand
This is David Sudnow's classic account of how his hands learned to improvise jazz on the piano.
David Sudnow is the author of Passing On and editor of Studies in Social Interaction. Since writing this book, he has developed a piano training method based on its insights.
About the Author
David Sudnow is the author of Passing On, on the sociology of medical care; Talk's Body, on language and music; and Pilgrim in the Micro World, on the nature of the body-computer interface. Over the past two decades, he has developed a widely used piano teaching method on the basis of experiences first described in this book.
—Hubert L. Dreyfus, Professor of Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley