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Season’s Songs – Caring Where Carols Come From

Familiar tunes like Christmas carols affect us consciously and subconsciously. Music impacts our brains, emotions, bodies, and -- some would ...
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What The Wreck?

Strange Inspiration & Playing With Resilience

A wreck is a muse. This should rightly sound strange to some, most, or all of you: I just released ...
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Stark Winter

Stark Winter Winter is stark. Where I live, so much is dark and light; snow and bare trees; or gray ...
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Dark Times Light

Dark Times – How to stay inspired

Facing dark times or the shadows within can be fearsome. The grey of winter is a stark reminder of these ...
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Fingers on digital piano keys

How to Pick the Best Digital Piano for Any Pianist

How to Pick the Best Digital Piano for Different Levels Are you are looking for a digital piano for yourself ...
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InterPlayful Playing with Feelings

playing with feelings in improvisation – InterPlayful

Feelings are deeply connected to my improvising. What I mean by that is emotion is often (almost always?) a starting ...
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Water Expectations

Expectations For A Creative Challenge

I can give you summary of this post now: set realistic expectations ... if you can. At least for me, ...
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Vote for your favorite #30DaysOfInterplay piano improvisation

Vote for your favorite piano improvisation from the 30-day challenge. On November 9, 2018, I'll tally your input and put ...
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Surprising Sources of Transformation

Transformation can come from surprising sources. I know that in my life, I have often been startled by change and ...
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More #piano #improv from daily inspiration

Four more piano improvisations from the 30-day challenge for the International Day of Interplay. All I have to say is ...
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In case you didn’t notice, my name is Stan Stewart and I write this blog (with occasional guest posts). In addition to the word tags listed above (at the top of the page) and categories listed below (at the bottom of the page), you can see some of my most recent posts here or type a search word (into the box that says “Search” 😊). Enjoy and please leave your comments!