A beginner was playing in the key of Bb for the first time and wasn't too happy with the results. I also sensed a lack of preparation, likely because the key wasn't too fun yet...
ME: If you don't practice a
piece you don't like, it's like trying to vanquish your enemy with a
dull sword. You'll just nick it, and make it mad. You want to go after
it with as strong of a blade as possible.
KID: Like Escobar!
KID: Escobar. It's a sword in the legend of Arthur.
ME: That would be Excalibur.