Challenges and problems can derail your creative process ... or they can make you more creative than ever. In the surprising story behind the best-selling solo piano album of all time, Tim Harford may just convince you of the advantages of having to work with a little mess. (www.ted.com)
Extracts from Tim Harford's lecture footnotes:
For Vera Brandes’s recollection of events, listen to the BBC Radio 4 documentary "For One Night Only: The Cologne Concert."
Also see Corinna Da Fonseca-Wollheim's article "A Jazz Night to Remember: The unique magic of Keith Jarrett's 'The Köln Concert'" in The Wall Street Journal.