Monthly Archives: July 2011
July 21,2011 Beginning with the Classical Masters my piano heroes come and go through the years.I started out with Art Tatum, Duke Ellington and Thelonious Monk. I went through a period with Oscar Peterson, Horace Silver, Ramsey Lewis and Joe Zawinul. … Continue reading
July 19,2011 Living here in the Blue Ridge Mountains is quiet and peaceful, and most of the time quite beautiful. As I look out my window I can see deer, rabbits, squirrels, blue birds, mocking birds,woodpeckers, red birds, turtle doves, … Continue reading
July 17,2011 The every day routine of life can be dull OR…… full of loving and living for the simple joy of just being.
July 10, 2011 You can take this musician out of being a karate instructor, but you can’t take karate out of this musician. I’ve been teaching karate too long to forget about discipline, honor, spirit, respect, excellence, attitude, commitment … Continue reading
July8, 2011 Never did I clog but I just started to blog. I’m lookin’ for a way out of this fog and I feel like a dog stuck on a log. I ain’t no hog, just wish I could hop like frog and find … Continue reading
July 5, 2011 Playing my baby grand piano and playing WITH my baby grand daughter are both opportunities to create. When playing with Aurora I create learning experiences for her. When playing my piano I create music from my experiences. My … Continue reading
July 4, 2011 Now I’m not against holidays, I’m not un-american, I’m certainly not negative and I KNOW I’m in a minority. Holidays were never a big deal for me. As a kid it seemed like a waste of time … Continue reading