Though I believe in the power of thought and know that we create our own reality, it’s easy to experience things as “life” giving us this lesson or that curve ball. Hopefully, most adults have ways of coping with these moments: yours [...]
Finger Lakes Grassroots Festival of Music and Dance
One of best Christmas gifts I received last year was a Summer music festival pass to the Finger Lakes Grassroots Festival of Music and Dance. And now, that gift continues to give even after the festival is over and even the last ice chest [...]
It’s the same for musicians: if your audience went away feeling buoyed up or brought down, that’s what they’ll remember. If you’re really [...]
While most people know on some level that the arts can reach and move us in unique ways, there is actually science behind this.
stan stewart‘s insight:
Arts-based research (ABR) is still young while showing [...]
House concerts are great! There aren’t many shows that take such little planning but give such big return. All you need is a house, a host, and some of his/her friends and you’re set! In fact, many artists make a [...]
This is the third of three piano improvs from May 1, 2014. First, there was “Early (Part 1)“. In it you’ll hear predictable sounds and very stylistic, yet still spontaneously created, themes. Next, there was the student-inspired “Mouse [...]
Yesterday, I sat down for the first time in many days and improvised on the piano. You see: piano improv is often the clearest way I can voice what’s inside of me. Certainly this was true last night. I played for a couple of hours and — in spite of some technical learning [...]
So, you’re an indie musician and you have gigs you want your fans to know about. Do you want to update your event calendar in nine different places? I don’t think so! I’ve had a look at two options for your gig calendar that I think have some decent features and would really like to [...]
A huge thanks to my online friend, Linda Freeman, for this guest post. After reading about the creative process she experienced while making this video, I can’t wait to see Avalanche, releasing on April 3, 2014. Learn more about Linda and how to reach her [...]
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