Aggressive yet introspective, an award-winning and critically acclaimed pianist whose unyielding original compositions and improvisations demonstrate an unpredictable meld of musical styles. These are instrumental pieces without words that tell deeply personal stories. Influenced by Bach, Beethoven, Liszt, Bartók, Zappa, Rush, Miles Davis, Philip Glass, Steve Reich, metal, Tori Amos and more. Delve deeper...
Do you ever connect with people on social media but you’ve never met them in person? I do, quite often. Especially if they’re also involved in music or the arts. Connecting with people is an intrinsic part of “the business”. One such individual that I connected with a few years ago was Gerald Busby, an […]
Just got back – interesting and neat part of the world! It was my 2nd time in Vancouver and first time in Seattle so I noticed a lot… 1. The Vancouver SkyTrain is awesome! It’s not express from the airport to downtown but still quick, affordable and roomy. Toronto could learn. 2. There are trees […]
I went to a workshop yesterday and learned that the average 5 year old laughs 400 times per day while the average adult only laughs 7 times per day. ———————— Yesterday, I finally realized why I have such a problem with eating any meat other than beef or poultry…names on a menu! “Pulled Pork”, “Lamb […]
The simple answer is a lot! I have composed over 50 compositions since January 1st. My main focus these past 6 months has been to build up my portfolio of compositions for Lisa to shop around for Film and TV placement. I complete 1, 2 or even 3 of these in a day using all […]
This month last year, Lisa and I attended the New Music Seminar in New York City. The conference’s keynote address was presented by prolific songwriter, Desmond Child. After his presentation (which included a fascinating piano and vocal performance of his composition and Bon Jovi hit, Livin’ on a Prayer), he fielded questions from the audience. […]