Just another point of view from a guy who makes his living playing and teaching piano...although as I get older, I teach more than play...I'm not sure if that's good or bad?...I should probably quit teaching, and go on the road playing Jazz...well maybe if I didn't have kids to feed...3 teenaged boys - oy! and what about me pooches??
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Whacky youre an inspiration!...

09/27/2008, by 0 replies
  Message number: 41711

I've always wondered about PPP, but nowadays I have to pee after every tune, so I quit worrying about the interpretation...

06/20/2008, by 0 replies
  questions I hesitated to ask

When I see: Forte (#%@ing loud) what does "#%@ing loud" mean? Thanks in advance. Does PPP mean the same thing as go take a piss...

06/19/2008, by 0 replies
  Can you help?

Hi All, I'm trying to help an old college buddy of mine who is up or Man of the Year for the Leukemia Lymphoma Society. The fund raiser begins today. ...

04/24/2008, by 0 replies
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lol - as always - thank you...

01/20/2008, by 0 replies
  for your research

well my good Doctor I know you are conducting your own private study of the matter that was taken up in the lounge recently so i thought you might be inte...

01/20/2008, by 0 replies
  Message number: 35006

Thanks - it was fun - on a freshly painted Steinway grand - heh heh some times the Bb above middle C worked and sometimes it didn't...great when you're pla...

05/12/2007, by 0 replies
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yeah, the Manhattan School of Music, I think Kenny Barron teaches there. A friend of mine went a couple of years ago and said it was a complete roast, with...

05/12/2007, by 0 replies
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you mean Manhattan here in the US? If you ever make it to St. Louis area - we have to hook up!! The dog training has always been a hobby - My dad broug...

05/11/2007, by 0 replies
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trying to be! im still at music college but after another year I'm out in the big wide world, and Im scared. I'm thinking of maybe trying for Manhatten...

05/10/2007, by 0 replies
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Great to hear from you! I'm not about much these days...mainly teaching piano and studying dog training :) I'm guessing you're a full fledge pro no...

05/10/2007, by 0 replies
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you still about dude?...

05/10/2007, by 0 replies
  My best lesson

I thought it might be nice to share with everyone the aboslute best piano lesson I ever got. I was studying classical piano in college with a lady named ...

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09/10/2006, by 0 replies

Billy Joel or Elton John? lol why not just come out with Dr. and just ask the entire forum: Straight or Flaming Faggot?...

09/09/2006, by 0 replies
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The business of not doubling a 3rd or b7th follows the general rule that "Tension notes should not be doubled". A b7 is not a tension note in ...

07/22/2006, by 0 replies
  wake up this forum

Hi Dr. Wack. in what rooms are you posting now?? I see this room is a little quiet!! ok... happy new year now.

12/21/2005, by 0 replies
  beginner playing opps

Hi DrW! I live in Pocahontas Ar(240m S on Hwy67), & wondered if there are scheduled events for beginners in jazz/blues piano to meet & jam...

08/23/2005, by 0 replies
  lessons for an old man

Dear whacky I see where you mentioned you were a teacher. What help could you give an amateur pianist who can play the head of any tune and needs help impr...

08/02/2005, by 0 replies
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I teach piano in St. Louis. To me, music is music, whether it's jazz or classical, baroque, whatever... My background is mostly in pop and jazz, but m...

07/08/2005, by 0 replies
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