Their careers are paradigms for my pursuits of contemporary and classical music in unexpected places and improvisation at the piano.
I thought Miles Davis died before hashtags. I looked up #socialmusic because it was printed on the back of Davis' jacket at the conclusion of the movie Miles Ahead. On Facebook, I found pictures of people partying at bars and encountered jazz pianist Jon Batiste, but most Twitter search results referenced this film. I had suspended… Continue reading I Was Miles Behind
David Crowder Band's "We Are Loved" played at least three times as I drove the four exits along Highway 30 West from my apartment to The Row House's Back Porch Music & Arts Fest at Prospect Valley Farm. I chose this song to stave off the self-consciousness I felt about attending my first music festival.… Continue reading From the Back Porch