In My Mind's Zen Garden
  • The Dreams of a Wannabe Pianist

    The Dreams of a Wannabe Pianist I never consider myself a ‘real’ pianist. I dunno, maybe it’s a lack of self-confidence. Maybe it’s just that I listen to concert pianists and jazz pianists who are at the upper echelons of performance. I mean, I have an above-average ear and

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  • Sky and Clouds
    No. 1 on Reverbnation – Local Ambient Chart

    I was a little worried that I had fallen back to No. 2 on the local Ambient chart on Reverbnation. But, this morning I noticed it pulled back up to No. 1. So, I’m proud to say that I’m once again No. 1 on the local Ambient Chart. How

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  • Grand Piano
    Reflectance: A Collection of Piano Improvisations

    Reflectance – “the measure of the proportion of light or other radiation striking a surface that is reflected off it.” . . . . I’ve been very busy recording music in the “home studio”, that I haven’t had much time to write here, anyway… Reflectance is a new concept

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  • Sky and Clouds
    Zen and the Art of Musicianship: The Ability to Emote

    “Those who emote the most are the best.” —Buddy Rich I’ve seen too many young musicians and singers who are very talented and have great potential. They might sing with a gifted voice or they might perform a song to near perfection. But, they are not “emoting”. They lack

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  • Afternoon Sky
    Randomguru’s Current Music Favorites

    Favorite music. That can be a tough one, no? Especially when it comes to pop music, I am (many times) clueless, I confess. I’ve mentioned this time and time again, that my listening tastes keep going backwards in time, not that I’m some sort of Classical Music elitist or

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  • music
    04.11.2013 “Just Going for Baroque”

    “One thing about music. When it hits you, you feel no pain.” —Bob Marley . . . . I suppose a quick note is needed regarding the playlists I’ve been quickly posting. These are random playlists I’ve been copying from my last.fm account and posting here, mainly to keep

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