Measure the Music : Antonio Lauro’s Venezuelan Waltz

By Jake Padilla






The 26th Measure of “Carora” by Antonio Lauro; performed by Paquito D’Rivera:

The way it feels when I am on the edge of an upward swing — this measures the moment of commitment. It is the point at which I’ve swung at just the proper angle with not power or force but fluency, turning me loose.