Bob Marley, Sergei Rachmaninoff, and Art Tatum left behind a great body of work, which people in the field have learned from. Each of these three men had a great impact on music. I’ve been creating profiles in wisdom for over a year now, so I decided to start grouping people I have profiled into logical groups, in this case musicians, to see what lessons I might glean by looking at them collectively.
7 Lessons from Bob Marley, Sergei Rachmaninoff, and Art Tatum
- Strive for excellence.
- Work at your craft everyday.
- Resilience – bounce back from setbacks, it’s a part of life.
- Understand the fundamentals in your field and then build on that.
- Experiment and go where no man has gone before.
- Study the greats then create your own voice.
- Expose yourself! Show you art to the people.
Bob Marley, Father of Reggae
Sergei Rachmaninoff, Composer, Pianist and Conductor
Art Tatum, Greatest Jazz Pianist Who Ever Lived
After you have read the three profiles please share some additional lessons in the comment box below.