IOTL Season Two About to Launch

IOTL Season Two About to Launch

It’s been a LONG wait, but season two is just about ready to launch. With an exciting new format and several new features, it will be well worth the wait! Coming April 15th…or thereabouts. Follow Me: Podcast Homepage Subscribe on Apple Podcasts Bandcamp...
IOTL #27: What Not To Think When Improvising

IOTL #27: What Not To Think When Improvising

Do you ever think about what you’re thinking about? Of course, you do. I often think about what I’m thinking about when improvising. But when I pose this question to the great French pianist-composer Jean-Michel Pilc in this episode, his answer is along the lines...
IOTL #26: The Improvised Sonata

IOTL #26: The Improvised Sonata

For years I’ve had this thought that I should be able to improvise a full 4-movement piano sonata. Is this just another example of me being completely out of touch with my times? Well yes. But that doesn’t mean it won’t work. As I mentioned in episode 22 (“Improvising...
IOTL Short #6: And a Plane Flew By

IOTL Short #6: And a Plane Flew By

…Or how musical order insists on materializing out of seemingly random occurrences… A random musical thought occurs while parking the car, which circuitously leads me to a final chord at precisely the moment when a plane flies by in the same exact key. I...