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” […]

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Old Hymns For A New Age – #piano #improv re-release

Sometime in the Summer of 1991, John Bennison encouraged me to create a set of recordings of piano improvisations. We talked about […]

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Blues

Cracked Open Blues, part 2 – #piano #improv

“Why prefer blue skies over grey? Because you can sing and play the blues.” ~ Stan Stewart After the opening, […]

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Cracked Open Blues

Cracked Open Blues, part 1 – #piano #improv

Digging Through Blues After digging into the recordings from the Painting Piano series of improvisations, I’ve found a few more tracks […]

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Painting Piano: Other Worlds

Painting Piano: #music inspired by visual #art

Thanks to everyone who is helping to make “Painting Piano” my best-selling album ever! I’ve chosen to include several of […]

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grassroots music festivals

A few words on music festivals (from the audience perspective)

Finger Lakes Grassroots Festival of Music and Dance One of best Christmas gifts I received last year was a Summer […]

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May Day piano improv: Sunset and loveliness

This is the third of three piano improvs from May 1, 2014. First, there was “Early (Part 1)“. In it […]

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Mouse and Elephant

May Day piano improv: Mouse and Elephant

When I was teaching piano lessons in Pennsylvania, I had a student who was a truly inspired young lad. In […]

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Improvise

When In Doubt (Or Certainty), Improvise (part 5 of 5)

No matter how much I prepare, mapping out my project, getting inspired, setting up the tools and resources I’ll need, following my creation,  […]

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Thor's Gate and Light Beings

Return of the Light Beings

After the Light Beings appeared at Columcille for Samhain, I said that I would be publishing a video with a […]

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