Post Category: Performance

What does a jazz pianist need to know?

 Playing jazz piano is one of those scary mysteries that can keep people from exploring and excelling. In this article I simply the process down to a single question:  What does a jazz pianist need to ...
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!   The history of In ...

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 ...

A Sneak Peek Inside 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 ...

Shawn Maxwell’s Expectation and Experience Album

Shawn Maxwell is an amazing saxophonist and composer based in Chicago and his new record comes out on FRIDAY! We met back in 2000 on a cruise ship and have kept in touch over the years. He wrote 17 ...

Random Songs I Like #15 – Ladies in Mercedes

Random Songs I Like Week #15: Ladies in Mercedes is a brilliant composition by jazz bassist and composer Steve Swallow, with hysterical lyrics by British jazz vocalist Norma Winstone.  This song has ...

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