Post Category: Performance

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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...

The Year in Review 2022-2023

As I get ready to close out another term here at Piano and Voice with Brenda, I always like to take some time to reflect on all of the accomplishments, memories and lessons learned.  In this post...
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Why do singers need piano skills?

After 20 years of teaching hundreds of singers how to efficiently play piano, I STILL get asked this questions all the time:  Why do singers need piano skills?  In this article and video, I will share...
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What does a jazz pianist need to know?

Whether you are a music student, a recent college graduate, or a musician just starting out, there is a standard tool kit that each of us needs to have.  This article is about how to collect, create...
In the midnight hour piano tutorial

In the Midnight Hour Piano Tutorial

In this In the Midnight Hour Piano Tutorial, I show you the step-by-step process to get this iconic Stax Records song under your fingers. It is so much fun to sing and play! Need to learn more chords?...

Introducing The Versatile Musician Membership!

Today is the day!  After months of early mornings and late nights and binge-working sessions while my son was at camp, I can finally make this announcement!  The Versatile Musician membership is now...

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