In My Mind's Zen Garden
  • Grand Piano
    Piano Notes and Repertoire Building for July 6, 2017

    Piano Notes and Repertoire Building for July 6, 2017 These piano notes are very beneficial to me in helping keep me focused on the tasks of building a solid piano repertoire. I’m very focused on songs from various sources and genres, like musicals, movies, old standards, and even traditional

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    Solo Piano Notes for July 5, 2017

    Solo Piano Notes July 5, 2017 I finally did my first solo piano gig since coming back from China. I admit, that even though I practiced quite a bit before hand, I was a little rusty. But, it felt really good to perform piano again. I thought, overall, I

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    The Tennessee Waltz and When Irish Eyes Are Smiling

    I’m trying to learn more traditional songs for my Wednesday piano gigs at the Memory Care Unit. Here are my two new songs: The Tennessee Waltz When Irish Eyes Are Smiling My focus has been on traditional songs that are sing-a-long type songs. And, the probability is high that

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    January 20, 2017

    Had a great piano practice session yesterday. Maybe about 2 hours in the morning, and another 30 minutes in the evening. I’m realizing that piano practice takes time, and time is needed to practice certain pieces, especially Classical ones. Like I’m practicing Mozart’s ‘Rondo ala Turka’ and it takes

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