That’s right: This Day In Music History. This page will change each day when you come back, listing a different event in music history. Enjoy your history lesson!
I’m pleased to have Kevin Jacoby as a guest writer again for his “The Art of Improv” series. Be sure to read part 1 as well. I admire Kevin as an entrepreneur, musician, writer and friend, so I’m extremely happy to have him offer [...]
This is a list of tricks and tips that will allow you to get a great sounding song/album, from your [...]
With the warmth of Summer, we’re reminded of the warming radiance of our own hearts: they pound and PULSE, adding warmth to our bodies. In the same way, our hearts warm us to the intentions we set for our own lives. This enlivening of our desires becomes passion and allows us to [...]
Here’s an unedited piece that I just improvised this morning. Piano instrumental improvisation for your enjoyment!
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Jade Hair Salon of Stroudsburg, PA presents Cut for the Cure
Join us on Sunday, October 23, 2011, in downtown Stroudsburg for this breast cancer cure benefit! Experience spa treatments and listen to music provided live by musician, Stan Stewart (that’s me), and [...]
Really, there’s not much more to say. Everyone should protect the vastly helpful sense of hearing. Especially if you are a musician, recording engineer or producer, your ability to listen is essential. Without full-spectrum hearing, musicians do not have the essential tool to review music (and other [...]
Join us for the monthly PULSE ecstatic trance dance on Monday, August 1, 2011, starting at 7:30PM. The drumming and movement jam takes place at Wellspring Holistic Center on the second floor of 554 Main Street in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, USA.
We start with a [...]
Among the musical instruments that I play, hand drums are probably my third best (after piano/keyboard and guitar). Yet, I still deeply enjoy frame drum, djembe and darbuka beats. There’s something that enters into bodies in a wonderful way when drum beats start. People like to move whether its to touch the skin of the [...]
muse and music for the present moment
I look for ways to re-invigorate our human experience of life. I want us to drink up every moment with enlivening spontaneity. One of the ways I do this is with improvisation -- especially improvised music. With voice, guitar, percussion, piano (keyboards) and friends, I develop "in the moment" creations. I also play classical and pop music for the vast joy it brings to know the composers and songwriters of the past and present through their music.