Anthony from Sault St. Marie traveled to Burlington to sit at the feet of the great accordionist Snips Walker. Snips taught many people who achieved greatness like vibes player Ben […]

sometimes the lock doesn’t work and you have to futz with the key to make it turn right. sometimes people say the fingering has to be this way for some […]

I saw a comedian choke on stage at the Edinburgh festival fifteen years ago while playing near there with Jane SIberry. The guy was making jokes that people didn’t laugh […]

There was a song I once heard that was impossible to figure out. It sounded like three hands playing simultaneously on the piano. And then, as they say lo and […]

There’s a trick to doing trills. Or maybe the word trills is incorrect. It’s a technique thing I saw Casey Sokal do when I was at York in the 80s. […]

I tried doing something starting with a motif from Chopin. I forget the name of the piece but it’s in three and starts with a beautiful seductive gesture. That’s all […]

The comedy people are great improvisers. They have no instrument to hide behind. They have to use their sense of who they are right away or develop it right away. […]

tried to transfer Ship At Sea to piano which was previously only played on guitar. Started by doing the Joni Mitchell type of left hand, that method I never do […]