To Be a Better Singer, Stop Caring About How You Sound

There is an epidemic going around these days that I feel the need to weigh in on.  It has been around for as long as I can remember, was probably around long before my time, and I too fell victim to this plague when I was first starting out as a musician.  Amateur singers, professional […]

A Few Thoughts on Pink, Pharrell, Bette Midler, and Adele Dazeem

Sunday night, as I invented a new dessert, a group of friends sat around my apartment and watched the 86th Academy Awards.  This year, there were a lot of things that people were not able to complain about.  The orchestra generally did not cut people’s speeches short.  The “filler” segments were kept to a minimum. […]