Art of Improv: Courage

The Art of Improv, Part 1: Courage

I’m unbelievably happy to have a guest post from one of my favorite blog writers: Kevin Jacoby. For more about […]

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piano improv

please give for post-Sandy relief

Please give of your time or money (or both) to help the people affected by the storm known as Sandy. […]

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Old piano keys

interdeterminate – improv catharsis

Music can express all sorts of feelings. Improvised music can have a particular niche when it comes to these sorts […]

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Imperfect Bloom

Poem 0192: Secret (by Stan Stewart)

I’ve been telling myself That I have to. And I know it is not true. Have To Builds walls and […]

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Don't fret. Enjoy the gig.

The gig is on: Keeping It Real

OK: you got some local gigs and you are really loving playing out. Now what? Time to rest and enjoy […]

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Love Leaf

do what you love. the money will follow.

In the late 1980’s, I left my former profession and moved to California to “do music and nothing else”. Just […]

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Tough Mudder Fire walk

when the going gets tough, get a team

Recently, I completed the Tough Mudder event at Pocono Manor. It was definitely tough and very muddy. I knew it […]

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Don't fret. Enjoy the gig.

radical renewal

“We cannot change anything until we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses.” ~ Carl Jung

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Stan Stewart is a pianist

translating fear into creative energy

I had a Twitter conversation recently that invited me to look at the ways that I could use creative outlets […]

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musicians and day jobs

Though she probably didn’t realize it at the time, a new blogging and tweeting friend of mine nudged me to write […]

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