August Break

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(as above)

If you come to a gig say hi!

I haven’t heard Larry and Al in a piano trio since a nice gig with Renee Rosnes at Bradley’s in…what…1993 maybe? Definitely a hit I’m looking forward to…

Taking the rest of the month off from DTM and my socials, back after Labor Day.

2019 DTM big pieces so far:

Write it All Down (overview of American Classical Piano Music)

Interview with Mark Stryker and part 2 on saxophonists

Are Polychords Problematic? (for my students)

Theory of Harmony (for my students)

Colin Dexter Diary

Lil Hardin Teaches the Blues (for my students)

Major updates to old pieces on Lennie Tristano, Geri Allen, and James P. Johnson

Guest posts:

The Bard of Bebop (Ira Gitler, by Mark Stryker)

A Depressing Gig (by Desmond White)

A History of the Blues…Scale? (by Asher Tobin Chodos)

coming soon:

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