I also think that everybody has some kind of talent, some little piece of divinity that is his or hers alone. Too often, though, this talent is hidden, undiscovered, or squelched by people with influence who denigrate that talent as not being marketable.
At the risk of sounding cheerleaderish, you have talent; you have artistry that deserves to be cultivated. It might require you to be yourself, to embrace nonconformity, to eschew imitation, but it’s there. It might require a shot of confidence, bravery, or a good old-fashioned kick in the pants to bring it out, but you owe it to yourself to figure out what it is.
Today we feature Giacomo Fiore, a guitarist who just graduated from the San Fransisco Conservatory of Music, playing Michael Tippett’s The Blue Guitar. Giacomo has also recorded a few albums which embrace many genres of music.