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Listen to me on the Sonosphere podcast!

I made a recent appearance on Sonosphere, an eclectic music podcast recorded at Crosstown Concourse in Memphis. It was broadcast on 91.7FM Memphis on Feb. 15, 2021 and is now available on the Sonosphere website, Soundcloud, and wherever podcasts are…

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New Split Screen Videos on YouTube!

Check out my YouTube channel for split screen videos of piano music by marginalized composers. I edited the video to show my hands playing in one half of the screen and the (public domain) sheet music in the other, thus…

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World Premiere on Valentine’s Day!

Florence Price is my valentine this year! This brilliant woman spent many Valentine’s Days single, and it’s in those years that she wrote some of her best work.

 

Anyway, tune in to my performance of “A Pensive Mood”, from the…

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More Florence Price music with my tempo markings!

Florence Price’s Six Pieces for Piano Solo (1947) is now available from G. Schirmer. I was again asked to contribute tempo markings and this time I was paired with the legendary Althea Waites, whose landmark recordings I studied when I…

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New Florence Price music with tempo markings by me

I was very honored to be asked by musicologist and editor John Michael Cooper to contribute tempo suggestions for “Seven Descriptive Pieces” by Florence Price, recently published posthumously by G. Schirmer. Ms. Price left the manuscript without tempo or stylistic…

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Watch for Popups!

I have started doing rock and jazz improv popup livestreams on Facebook, Instagram, and Youtube. My favorite rep to choose from is jazz standards, 90’s rock, Broadway, and Disney, but my setlists are quickly expanding and who knows what I…

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Second, Third, and Fourth Livestreams

 

 

Livestream No. 2: November 7, 2020

 

My Crosstown Artist Residency Livestream No. 2 happened the night of Joe Biden’s acceptance speech. It was definitely an unforgettable night. You can watch it here. Works by Billie Holiday, du Ciel, Nannie…

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First Livestream of My Project!

Crosstown Artist Residency Livestream Oct. 24 at 7pm CST

 

 

My first livestream will be on Facebook on Oct. 24 at 7pm CST. You can find the public livestream right in the event page here. Works by Fannie Mendelssohn, Florence…

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MY LIFE PURPOSE

 

 

 

Classical Music Should Be Ashamed of Itself

 

When I was young, I trained heavily to become a concert pianist, and I had a successful (and VHS-documented) regional concert career as a teenager. I then pivoted to collaborative and ensemble playing…

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