I was inspired by “Dear Data” to try something. I few years ago I kept a trumpet practice log. At the time things were just miserable, and the logging seemed to only exacerbate things…
The greatest musician living is gone at the age of 90.
After a rocky 2014-2015 season, the company is back on track in a new home.
After 148 consecutive days of practicing, a few things are becoming clearer.
100 consecutive days.
A few upcoming performances for the last half of this month, in case you want to get out and hear some music.
These guys sure had it. Who does vocal harmony like this anymore (he asked regretfully)?
A long-term adventure in fixing my playing.
The Palau de la Musica in Barcelona’s old city (cuitat vella) is a UNESCO world heritage site, and is absolutely a wonderful sight. Beautifully detailed, and completely human-scaled, it’s set in a lovely plaza and offers up several restaurants inside and outside (this is Barcelona, after all, where people seem to live outside as much […]
Every day it’s something new.
David Zauder, former trumpet player with the Cleveland Orchestra, was a big help to me at one point in my musical growth. Here’s how.