On being multi-talented

Jacob Collier is an awe-inspiring musician.
He plays more instruments than most people can name.
If you cut him he would bleed treble clefs.
He writes, records and produces his own music.
And he does it all with a kind of
Exuberance that’s impossible to fake.
A sensation.
The world has taken notice.
He’s even won a few Grammy’s.
Sure, he’s multi-talented
But he is also disciplined enough
To master his craft(s).
And maybe such discipline is what’s more rare
Than the talent itself.
Relying on talent alone is like painting with broad strokes;
It colors the canvas but it doesn’t capture every detail.
Its one thing to be blessed with the ability
To do many things
Quite another to become the kind of person
That hones a craft.


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