A girl with her instrument spread before her: those eighty-eight keys of dark and light that blend to compose melodies in hues of every color seen and unseen. Each day, they meet in their ritual to slow the busy day at its close and get a jump on the next one. Sometimes she wonders why … Continue reading It’s All About Timing
You feel the exhaustion dripping from your eyes to create the dark circles underneath them. A new ring appears each morning, but you must press on. You have a goal: get your practice time in. There's never enough time. You always have more pieces to perfect, and your fingers won't do what they're told. They're … Continue reading Take Care
Music. It hovers around us every day. Some say that it is a fundamental part of being. At its base, music is a collection of sounds in the air. (Some old-fashioners would say "organized sounds," but we have John Cage to thank for a more inclusive definition.) Once the air molecules cease to vibrate, the … Continue reading A Little Bit of Math and Magic
It was nice out today, so I enjoyed the weather with Eleanor here. The wind proved to be a hassle, though. Still nice to sing with nature.
With all the tumult of the Christmas season, I forgot about this blog. Oh well, at least I can share some Christmas cheer with you all the best way I know how. New song on the SoundCloud channel: Hope you all enjoy! Merry Christmas!