Track-of-the Day: Indeterminacy

Track-of-the Day: Indeterminacy

07/26/2020 This track, from my Kabbalah Blues/Quantum Funk (2000) is a kind of -free-for-all study in musical quantum weirdness. Although it is tightly structured around the two themes stated right at the beginning, there are a lot of semi-random clashes between the...
7/24/20: A Highly Melodic Improvisation

7/24/20: A Highly Melodic Improvisation

This is a good example of highly melodic improvisation. It comes from the first volume of my ongoing and occasional series, Piano Diaries. The challenge for me is to create accessible, relatable improvisations that don’t sound like new age, smooth jazz,...
IOTL S2-E6: The End of Melody, Pt. 1

IOTL S2-E6: The End of Melody, Pt. 1

Melody. As a creative musician, you’re either born with it or not. Or maybe everybody is born with it but some choose to suppress it. Why would anybody do that? Whatever the reason, non-melodic music almost always lacks narrative. This is true whether it’s...