Rick Beato has been a good friend of mine for a number of years and he has never ceased to inspire me. It's not his music theory knowledge, nor the many disciplines that he has mastered that moves me. What I find so impressive is his ability to accomplish his goals. It's not only impressive, but INSPIRATIONAL. In our many conversations we have breached the topic of "competition in music." It's a concept that so many people are afraid to admit they partake in, as though to somehow not acknowledge that they are not only feeling competitive, but also acting on it.
Herein, both Rick and myself try to put our proverbial YouTube fingers on what exactly is going on and
Is Competition in Music Good? An Interview with Rick Beato.