Post Category: Inspiration & Motivation

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Where Have I Been??

I have heard from a bunch of regular readers/viewers wondering where the heck I have been the last several weeks?  Read this post and watch the video to get a great update on 2023 and the exciting...
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YouTube 10k Subscribers Celebration

This week was a big one for my YouTube channel – we finally hit 10,000 subscribers!  In honor of this huge (and hard-earned) milestone, I want to share with you my YouTube 10k Subscribers...

12 More Awesome Pop Piano Songs

I got such a huge response to my 10 Best Pop Piano Songs article, that I realized I needed to make another one.  In this post, I will share 12 more awesome pop piano songs.  In it, I feature some of...
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10 Best Pop Piano Songs

As a pop pianist and singer, I often get asked for listening lists.  There is so much great music out there that it can be hard to know where to start.  This article was requested by a bunch of my...

Solo Jazz Piano and Vocals – A Curated List

As a jazz pianist and vocalist, I often get asked for listening lists.  There is so much great music out there that it can be hard to know where to start!  This article was requested by several of my...

Throwback: My cruise ship life

You may or may not know this about me, but I spent over 19 months as a singalong piano bar entertainer on cruise ships.  It was an absolutely wild experience and one that made me the musician and...

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