Practice Is More Than Drudgery in Isolation

Western music education often perpetuates a narrow and unbalanced view of...


Redesigned Website!

My new and much improved website is up! Also updated my About, Work With Me, and...


Should Musicians Play for Free?

Should professionals ever play for free or exposure? The intersection of art and...


Thematic Improvisation Playlist

Thematic improvisation is the process of embellishing, developing, changing,...


Gigs with Annie Booth Trio Sept 8 - 9

I'm bringing pianist/composer Annie Booth back out from Denver, this time with...


Flow Presentation at CWU

I recently put together a presentation about the inner experience of a musical...


What Should You Think About While Improvising?

Playing what your hear? The chord changes? The melody? Listening to the band?...


The Dabbler, the Obsessive, the Hacker, and the Master

Are you on the master's journey, or are you dabbling, obsessing, or hacking your...


Creativity Triggers Is an Amazon Bestseller!

Creativity Triggers for Musicians went live in the Kindle store last week and...


Summer Game Symphony Workshop at SPU

Game Symphony Workshop Unlocking musical creativity through group improvisation....