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Undoubtedly a miraculous song, right!

Am sure you know the meaning of “DESPACITO”, it’s “Slowly”. Are you wondering why I am talking about this, you should! 216 more words


It's Like Riding a Bike . . .

We’ve learned a new skill at my house. My daughters have learned to ride their bikes. First, it was my oldest who wanted to learn to ride a bike without training wheels, then once she learned, her younger sister wanted to do it too. 615 more words


Bus Shelter Ballade

Here’s a Thursday morning improvisation on one of our public pianos here in Guelph, Ontario. Every September, 12 pianos are placed outside various establishments throughout the downtown core. 114 more words

Piano Lessons

Daily Ramblings - Daily Quote

Today’s Quote

“Plans are nothing, planning is everything.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower

As a retired veteran, I can tell you this is absolutely true. I think the reason Eisenhower said this is that in the military, like many other organizations, plans rarely survive reality. 111 more words


DM 101: Philosophy

Not sure exactly what happened, but it looks like my blog at my most recent post. I’m going to break up what was originally all in part one to now be two parts as I’ve had some time to reflect on session zero a bit more. 608 more words


acting 101: #14 ten words, one story (impro exercise)

When improvising, we need to be creative and think beyond given situations to create new ones. I’d like to present to you a good exercise to train that exact skill: I call it… 125 more words


4-Part to Lead Sheet

Part 3 – New Harmonizations

Another way to write a lead sheet is to copy in the melody and lyrics, but to write in your own chords. 532 more words