In My Mind's Zen Garden
  • Yamaha Grand Piano
    Classic Songs to Practice on the Piano

    Classic Songs to Practice on the Piano I’ve been working on old classic and traditional songs on the piano. Goal: In all keys, in various styles and arrangements. All improvised and played fresh. The key to think about? You can play a song hundred times and more, but focus

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  • My Christmas Set List 2016

    Christmas Piano List 2016 This is my official list of Christmas songs that I know on the piano and plan to perform for the Yuletide Holidays. I do know more Christmas songs, but these are the ones that I know the best. Here’s to hoping everyone is filled with

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  • Joey Alexander
    Joey Alexander: Giant Steps… Whoa! Amazing!

    This little guy is amazing on the piano. I mean he has all the sophistication of a seasoned jazz pianist 3x his age or more.

    I hate to say this but I’m mesmerized and inspired at the same time.

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    The One Man Jazz Trio Strikes Again!

    I did a really great gig yesterday, utilizing my One Man Jazz Trio setup. The gig was at a local retirement community, backing up vocalist extraordinaire Donnie Finnell. The One Man Jazz Trio For those who haven’t read my previous posts, my One Man Jazz Trio project is my

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  • Yamaha Grand Piano
    When I’m Blue, I Like To Play This Song on the Piano

    When I’m Blue, I Like To Play This Song on the Piano It’s not very often, but when I’m feeling down I play certain songs on the piano to get it out of my system. My go-to song would have to be Hi-Lili Hi-Lo. It’s been covered by many

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  • One Man Jazz Trio
    One Man Jazz Trio Strikes Again with Singer

    This post is mainly to jot down some notes about the One Man Jazz Trio setup. Yesterday I did a REALLY fun gig accompanying a singer on keyboards, but specifically with the One Man Jazz Trio setup. Overall it was a success, and I hope we can do it

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