My latest project, Fragments, is a series combining brief pieces of original music with with short poems or fragments of poetry, for a fleeting moment of refection. I'll be posting a new fragment each week.
for years I’ve prayed
God would grant me
an audience, see me
at the nursing home piano
(my good-deed gambit)
provide some big break
still bleary and yawning
I stare at the empty chair
across the kitchen table
and ask God to appear
The sheet music for leaf by leaf, stone by stone from my most recent album Invisible Cities is available now for purchase here via Sheet Music Plus.
This is my recording of Apropos, composer Daniel Gilliam. He describes this piece as an “imagined conversation between Aaron Copland and Leonard Bernstein.”
I am excited to announce the release of my latest album, Invisible Cities, a reflective, enigmatic collection of solo piano pieces inspired by the novel "Invisible Cities" by Italo Calvino.
My performance of Japanese composer Takashi Yoshimatsu's brief Interlude to Water, the fourth piece in his Pleiades Dances I, Op. 27, for solo piano.
There are long stretches in Martin Scorsese’s new film Silence that are so, well, silent, I couldn’t help but notice a faint, persistent clacking noise coming from behind the theater wall next to me, to my endless irritation. I’m not sure what the sound was, maybe the movie next door, or perhaps the HVAC unit... Continue Reading →