Digital Piano Buying Guide (A Piano Teacher’s Perspective)

Digital Piano Buying Guide – Digital Piano Reviews – from a Piano Teacher

The Best Digital Pianos in 2018 – for Beginners and Advanced Pianists Alike As a piano teacher of 14 years, I’m often asked for recommendations of digital pianos. I spent the last year researching and writing this comprehensive guide. I hope it serves you well. Note: This post is long – about 23,000 words! It’s […]

Understanding Chords: Part 2, Major Chords

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Understanding Chords: Part 2, Major Chords This post is part two in our series on chords. It covers major chords. Part one covers intervals – the building blocks of chords. … The goal of this post is to help you be able to: figure out the notes in any major chord – with an understanding […]

Four Songs Produced by Flood (aka Mark Ellis)

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Photo: Flood at the Short Circuit Music Festival, London (2011). Image by SonicState.com. Used with permission. Profile Name: Flood (aka Mark Ellis) Roles: Producer, Mixer, Engineer Years active: 1978-present Primary genres: Post-punk, Electronica, Alternative Rock External links: Flood (Mark Ellis) – Wikipedia entry Full discography at AllMusic This mix gathers together four songs – representing […]

Understanding Chords: Part 1, Intervals

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This post is part one in a four-part series on chords. Part one covers intervals, the building blocks of chords. Part two will cover the construction of major and minor chords. Part three: augmented and diminished chords. And Part four will be on seventh chords. To understand how major, minor, and other chords are constructed, […]

New Release: Transcendental Object

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Check Out My New Release on iTunes, Spotify, Etc. Cover art by Laurie Griffin My recent piece of sound art, Transcendental Object, has just been released on most digital platforms. Here are some links: I started writing this piece in 2013, while taking a year-long series of courses in computer music at the Center for […]