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...
1. Hair (Hey, I’m 41 and I still have lot’s of it!) 2. My wife 3. A family that supports and encourages me unconditionally. 4. The freedom to do what I love as a living. 5. A wonderful country to live in (although this might change if a certain “person” named Stevie Harper get’s re-elected […]
It’s not just the title of a song by INXS, but a way of life for me! I’ve always been a walker, starting my day with a 4.5km stroll along the Toronto waterfront. But recently I learned it was not enough. Health experts always promote that one must take 10,000 steps each day to maintain […]
Okay, I’ve used my blog posts in the past to talk about trying to deal with my self-esteem issues as a creative being. But I was reminded of my fragility last week when I was invited to come on to Song Talk Radio to discuss a few tracks off my album, Strange Machine. For the […]
Do you ever notice that all TV ads use the same depiction of married couples…the husband does something stupid or outlandish while the wife reacts by cleaning up the mess or acting as the authority of what is logical and sensible. Ad agencies seem to rely on this formula in their storytelling. Once men get […]
…but 1st please make these 5 changes! Like many Toronto and Canadian sports fans, I have caught Blue Jay fever. I’ve always been a baseball fan. Grew up cheering for both the Expos and Blue Jays and even played Little League for a couple of years, but I was an awful baseball player, couldn’t hit. […]