Observations, discussions, midi files, and related material regarding the jazz piano greats out there.

  Old message # 10913

onimousomnibus, Allow me to correct you. 1. Proper names are always capitalized. Therefore it should be "Mike" not "mike". 2. ...

02/02/2005, by 0 replies
  Old message # 10893

hey...no sense in beating around the bush here...we can all handle criticism now and then - just tell us what you mean - we can take it...

02/01/2005, by 0 replies
  Old message # 10891

mike you are a pompus asshole...and a lame mother fucker...

02/01/2005, by 0 replies
  Old message # 10682

Upload sheet music as PDFs. Midis are great too.

01/25/2005, by 0 replies
  Is This OK?

Hi. I have a whole bunch of piano arrangements. I want to get some feedback on them. Would it be OK for me to upload them to this site and have whoever ...

01/24/2005, by 0 replies
  Old message # 10443

Hey Rick, Thanks for your reply. I saw Gwilym Simcock playing on friday at the Queen Elizabeth hall with Kenny Wheeler for his 75th birthday concert an...

01/16/2005, by 0 replies
  Old message # 10393

Actually Alan, you showed up at about the same time as the now infamous kennyG. The forum goes through hiccups every now and then. You just happened to ...

01/14/2005, by 0 replies
  Shocked

As a dedicated jazz piano fan I'm really shocked to read of antics some of these posts above depict in the name of jazz. We are talking about music here. I...

01/13/2005, by 0 replies
  Old message # 10125

I'd add Robin Aspland to that list...

01/05/2005, by 0 replies
  Old message # 10039

Barry, pianists in the same modern field as Gareth Williams worth checking out... Gwilym Simcock Karim Merchant Andrew McCormack there are loads, b...

01/01/2005, by 0 replies
  Missing someone?!

Hey im new here. Just wanna mention two pianists in this era u forgot in ur rants about hes best, hes best, no hes better, etc... obviously there are many ...

11/28/2004, by 0 replies
  Missing someone?!

Hey im new here. Just wanna mention one pianist in this era u forgot in ur rants about hes best, hes best, no hes better, etc... obviously there are many p...

11/28/2004, by 0 replies
  Old message # 9280

hello is anyone around aight bye...

11/28/2004, by 0 replies
  Gareth Williams and Jamie Cullum

I've seen Gareth Williams quite a lot with Tim Garland and Claire Martin toname but a few. I'm yet to fathom his style really but it just blows me away. A ...

11/17/2004, by 0 replies
  Old message # 8961

sorry about all the typos!...too much coffee...

11/15/2004, by 0 replies
  Old message # 8960

I've heard of elbow chords, but not ass chords! Why didn't I think of that? Prepared ass-piano..hmmm... I've ssw Jamie Cullum on the "Today Show&...

11/15/2004, by 0 replies
  Old message # 8958

It could definitely be "Art" c.f. the "classical music" of Charles Ives and his followers and the Prepared Piano composers and so on, w...

11/15/2004, by 0 replies
  Old message # 8956

On "Austin City Limits" I saw a recent performance by the Jamie Cullum trio. He played a Steinway grand and sang, backed up by a bassist and d...

11/15/2004, by 0 replies
  umm.

You guys are pretty passionate about the right way to play the blues. i just think that music is meant to be enjoyed and if possible move human beings in ...

11/15/2004, by 0 replies
  Gareth Williams

Has anybody hear much of this guy's playing. He has a very 'hip' modern sound. It's very different from the red garland/wynton kelly type of swing playin...

11/11/2004, by 0 replies
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