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Author of Bowie's Piano Man: "This is a book about creativity and finding artistic and developmental meaning in life"

Even though it totaled over 15,000 words and was spread out across five parts, one of the most popular posts on this blog remains an archival piece on pianist… 836 more words


Beer Me: Winners at the 2015 Okanagan Fest-of-Ale

I was honoured to be one of eight judges at the 20th Okanagan Fest-of-Ale in Penticton last weekend. It was my first time at the event — as a visitor or a judge — and it’s definitely one I’ll add to my calendar.  322 more words


Biography of jazz pianist who gained fame with Bowie

He’s played with David Bowie, Nine Inch Nails and is an accomplished session musician, yet until now little has been written about him. Now a soon-to-be published biography uncovers the life story of Mike Garson and his musical career from New York jazz pianist to his collaboration with Bowie and beyond. 367 more words


Life On Mars - 2005 (David Bowie)

After an elongated mid-life crisis that raged for about a decade and was responsible for artistic missteps as varied as too-late-to-be-punkish garage band experiment Tin Machine and his embarrassing dalliances with ‘jungle’, it was very relieving when David Bowie started to act his age. 114 more words