Business 101

First I submitted my work for a job. Then they said yes. Then they told me how much money they could pay. Then they said sorry that’s all there is.   […]

Home Insurance

One day many years ago a piano teacher showed me something which he said was trick used by Keith Jarrett. Basically the left hand would play any key – let’s say […]

A Mike Nichols Film

My favourite memory of those two weeks in Hollywood and the earlier audition in Toronto was when we went to the dailies of the scene we had been working on. […]

Rich Rhymes

Rich Marsella came to my class last week and talked about his music business life. It was great but only when I gave him a ride downtown later did I […]


One thing that always bugged me about QTV was that there already was a QTV. Here is a video of them being busted. Robert Priest, Ben Cleveland, Joe Bennaroch even […]

Wink Wink

There was a Sufi story the gist of which was about imitating a master when studying under them even if you didn’t understand why they did what they did. There […]