Category: In The News

Dr. John’s Birthday – November 21, 1940

Dr. John’s Birthday – November 21, 1940

| November 22, 2012 | Reply

Happy Birthday Dr. John!   Official website of Dr. John the Night (Nite) Tripper Malcolm John “Mac” Rebennack, Jr. (born November 21, 1940), better known by the stage name Dr. John (also Dr. John Creaux, or Dr. John the Night Tripper), is an American singer-songwriter, pianist and guitarist, whose music combines blues, pop, jazz as […]

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Jazz Pianist at 85 Gets Big Break

Jazz Pianist at 85 Gets Big Break

| October 31, 2012 | Reply

This is a follow up to “Am I too old to learn…”  Follow the link to the NPR story about 85 year old jazz pianist Boyd Lee Dunlop.  There you’ll find several sound clips of his piano playing…  “Back in the 1930s, Boyd Lee Dunlop taught himself to play music on a broken piano left […]

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Slide Show: Christopher Payne in the Steinway Piano Factory : The New Yorker

Slide Show: Christopher Payne in the Steinway Piano Factory : The New Yorker

| July 23, 2012 | Reply

Not only is the piano as an instrument art, and a conveyor of art, but the visual look of the piano as it is being made gives the “piano as art” an entirely new dimension. Slide Show: Christopher Payne in the Steinway Piano Factory : The New Yorker “Opening today at Bonni Benrubi Gallery, “One […]

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