Category Archives: Piano

Memorial Day 2013

Granddaughter Amber is at the house this week and we are doing piano lessons, making singing videos, but mostly she is out and about running the street with her friends. Here is a shot of her on the piano: I … Continue reading

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Stop Practicing

I am practicing for the 8 gigs I have in the last two months of this year. As I am out of work, I have more time for the practicing. But preparing for the big move next week has been … Continue reading

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Movie for the Weekend ~ The Fab Baker Boys

I was using a Michelle Pfeiffer video of “Ten Cents a Dance” for the Microsoft Jazz Band and I thought of all of the great music played in this movie. It takes the worst of experiences from all singers and … Continue reading

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Makin’ Whoopee

This is a jazz standard that my bands play a lot. It is very popular and this is my all-time favorite version done by the very talented Michelle Pfeiffer. The movie is called “The Fabulous Baker Boys”. I also recommend … Continue reading

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Pointer provided by friend and MJB pianist Saul Candib. There’s a new music group out there and it’s made up of many of friends from other groups and activities. Cherie Blues is a very tasty jazz and pop group that … Continue reading

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MJB: Third Place Commons Swing Dance

Okay, I’ve finalized the Microsoft Jazz Band set list for the Third Place Commons the last Saturday in January 2011. I know, I know,… It only took me two months. Bruce Gallagher will be on lead tenor and Ray Guyll … Continue reading

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Casa du Glassa ~ Music Studio by Design

As some of you might know, I am crazy happy with my return to performance music. Some might suggest I’ve gone a little over the top; they would be right. But we really lucked into the music studio. When the … Continue reading

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Foto du Jour: The Piano

How can you not luv a melancholy picture like this. Found on, it is delightful. If this piano could tell stories, I would bet they would be interesting. 

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“I played the wrong, wrong notes” ~ Thelonious Monk  

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Piano Blue Book

The “Bluebook of Pianos” has been published for over  thirty years. This information is used by Libraries, Retailers, Factories, Salespeople, Music Teachers, and Auction Houses. Our  new and used piano prices are used by technicians and  appraisers. It is piano … Continue reading

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