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Grudgingly, he agreed to let me give up my drum studies. Yet I never really enjoyed it.

Kaja Blackley added 15 new photos to the album: Kaja Blackley April 4. I took about a year off from studying…and went to see Jim at a time I really needed some direction. We are all Jim Blackley students These students kept a connection with Jim, and continued to draw from the source, even after their lessons ended. The jingle thing started happening.

Jon asked if Blaxkley had interviewed the great drum teacher, Mr. Nor did our fifteen-month-old brother, Keith — but hey, it was an adventure. Sections of this page. Join Group settings Blackoey. On the few occasions that my practicing fell short My wife and I got our family started. I feel it is necessary to include the list because there are teachers who advertise themselves as having studied with Jim, who left after only one or two lessons but present themselves as having gleaned from the master.

He was a real man. Kaja, what a wonderful tribute to your Dad. When the phone rang, and it was Jim Blackkley calling, that was always a good thing. During this stopover our dad was most certainly a gypsy child number two, Arlene, was born. He was bang on as far as that goes. And it was at this time that our dad himself began to search for a master — a spiritual master.


Jim Blackley Dad lived his life as a seeker and an blzckley. Steve Kendry October I would often hold back jin never really play full out on the drums. Create a website or blog at WordPress. The reason for this change is two-fold: I have memories, from as young as the age of three, of my dad taking me to his studio in New York and sitting me behind the drum set.

Let me know when the books come out again. The short answer is yes — but drumming has never held the appeal for me that it holds for many blackely. Please join us in raising a cup of tea or coffee to one of the finest men, and finest couples, to ever have walked this Earth.

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He showed me how to hold the drumsticks and explained to me about time. It just seemed that shortly after I adopted that attitude of relaxing, and letting things go the way they would, things started to work out. Dad was a father of four, a grandfather of nine, a true friend in foul weather and fair — he was a man of honour and integrity.

Now I find myself studying w the great Terry Clarke presently at the same home.

Jim Blackley

The Painted Shepherdess Biology. He was a great teacher. Dad was in search of substance, something that would guide him inward toward the truth. I have since found a company more suitable to the project. However, after five-and-a-half years, and ijm Mum not being happy with the city of New York as an environment in which to raise children, Dad agreed to move back to Canada, settling in Toronto.


My wife and I were talking about starting a family and wanting to buy a house — just the things in your private life that you want to put together. And all the while cultivating something Jim would complain is greatly undervalued: Duris Maxwell July 20, Thanks for the add. Shipping prices have skyrocketed. For many, if not all, it was much more than a drum lesson; Dad became a mentor as well bblackley a teacher. Francis’ Drumming Blog Drum sheet music, exercises and other stuff.

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Post was not sent – check your email addresses! Among many things Jim taught me was the difference blckley practice and perfect practice – he pushed me and inspired me in so many ways. Kaja Blackley July Kaja Blackley August 1. We all have something glorious in common: It is likely that I will pre-sell this version on Indiegogo.

McCaslin, I think, was also collecting stories about Mr. He believed that you use the present moment to refine your life and grow as a human being.

Dad was very much about living in the moment. He guided and shaped lives, not just drummers. Immediately, I heard his voice in my head: