To practice music by oneself, usually
with special care to be kept from
being disturbed. Theoretical etymology: Shortened from
woodshed, where the idea was in order to not only be alone to concentrate, but to refrain from
disturbing other people, one would have to retire to the woodshed to practice.
My chops are not what they used to be. I need
to go shed.
Man, these parts are crazy hard. I need
to go shed them.
I've been shedding all week Michael Brecker's pentatonic concepts. You've been warned.