“Pat MacGibbon has lived the learning process, and Rethink the Woodshed: New Rules of Practice explains it all. For example, he advises, ‘Invest in finding strong musical partners whom you can support in the artistic process, and who will support you in return.’ This and many other thoughtful insights abound in his book.”

Mike Allen, former director of jazz at Western Washington University

“In his new book, Rethink the Woodshed: New Rules of Practice, musician/educator Pat MacGibbon has distilled a tremendous amount of vital information into a succinct and approachable book. This is a first-class manual that any musician – or even non-musician – can use to succeed on their own terms…”

Phil Dwyer, C.M. (Order of Canada)