When that happens you have stop and have a cup of coffee or tea. Read the book Effortless Mastery by Kenn Werner. PhilAnyone ever have a day when practice is just not going well at all? I mean, scales sound terrible, music I could play yesterday I just cannot seem to get a grip on today. Weird how that happens sometimes.
I’m not sure he meant permanently - and it’s a great idea...Switching to your second (or in some cases first) instrument is something I do often if I’m not feeling it. If I just don’t feel like playing sax, I’ll grab a guitar or sit down at the piano. If I’m feeling particularly low, I’ll get behind the drums and beat the *&$$# out of them . That invariably makes me feel better.you're too drastic, who in every field does not have a bad day? not for this change job or hobby. Tomorrow is another day