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Curiosity is killing me!

I was just working on updating my last post to go onto the Cripplegate when I saw today’s analytics.  I’m all of a sudden getting more traffic from Sweden than from Canada.  307 more words

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Improve Your Piano Chops!

Today I want to share what I believe is an incredible book series for those of you who want to play rock piano or any other contemporary genre you can think of. 352 more words

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The Timelessness of Sublime

I never thought I would be thinking about Eric Garner and Michael Brown during a concert. But there I was, listening to Badfish – a well-known Sublime tribute band – and reflecting on these critical and saddening events, even while just enjoying myself as I would at any show. 697 more words

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Quick Thoughts: How many times do I have to tell you...

I’m neck deep in reading to prepare for my upcoming conference sessions in April.  As I’ve been going berserk in searching through old papers, archives, and innumerable books, I’ve run across plenty of enjoyable tidbits and quotes.  398 more words

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5 Steps to Perfecting Your Technique

When I first began studying voice I was often given multiple technical goals to work on at the same time. For instance, I might be told to spin the tone, support my voice, relax my tongue, and lift my soft palate all at once. 1,049 more words

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That Time At Deep House Yoga

A few days ago I went to Verboten, a relatively new club in Williamsburg, for a session of deep house yoga.

What is deep house yoga, you ask? 459 more words

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Music: What Are We Paying For, Exactly?

Back in September, Talib Kweli penned an article called, “In Defense of Ms. Hill.” It was a rallying cry against an increasingly fan-dominated musical culture, where audiences have louder voices than ever in expressing discontent with what their favorite (or, former favorite) artists are doing. 1,271 more words

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