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intention

intention

“If you knew that your life’s story will be written based upon your choices and actions in 2015, how will you live?” This prompt in the #quest2015 series from Jeffrey Davis‘ Tracking Wonder is from Todd Henry, an authority on how teams and individuals can execute brilliant ideas every day. His web site says he’s …

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As curator of my life, I make choices

WTF! or Expanding Linguistic Choices for Creativity

As part of #Quest2015 (presented by Jeffrey Davis of Tracking Wonder), Jason Silva — best known as the “shots of awe” guy — offered this prompt: “In what ways might you artfully curate your life in 2015 to occasion serendipity, creativity and awe? Ontological designing says: We design our world and the world designs us back. …

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Music History Piano

This Day In Music History

That’s right: This Day In Music History. This page will change each day when you come back, listing a different events in music history. Enjoy your history lesson!  

fingers on the piano

jazz poem 4

The bass player’s fingers are doing A tiny, delightful dance; Rollicking and frolicking under The soloing ivories. He knows how to find The rhythm and pitch that Blend to perfection; Interweaving interplay. Far from the dance of two Left feet: this is  the  spontaneous Movement that flows from soul To soul – his, yours, mine, ours. …

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Electric Jazz

jazz poem 3

  The electrified wind controller Makes unusual sounds. Nothing like the sax that came before. Loud! Amplified to ensure that My brain and the next will not Forget this sound! Now, the piano, too, joins in with the Electrified sound: funky electric piano- Zany-funkified-twisted sounds envelope The room and penetrate walls. Taking jazz to the …

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Steve Varner on jazz bass

jazz poem 1

I will not tap my feet. Though the rhythms and melodies you play Conger up kicking off shoes and Dancing barefoot in the grass, I will not tap my feet. Though my heart beats faster at the Melodic buildup — as horn and keys Latch together in the repetition of a theme, Calling my heart …

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