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Time is music planets make: It’s Only A Matter of Time Before I’m Schumann (I proliferate my own insanity)

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Life / Music

Alright, here’s a story and an insane spin-off project for you (well call it a labor of love, sounds a bit more respectable than random act of desperation). Ready for this? Here we go. In 1992 I took ballet at a little studio in Maryland, and at the end of the year we had a recital. Nearly everyone who was born in the 1980s experienced this first-hand at least once in their lives so you’d […]

10,000 Emerald Pools

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by Børns I’ll dive in deeper, deeper for you. Down to the bottom, 10,000 emerald pools. Down to the bottom, 10,000 emerald pools. Under water. Time is standing still. You’re the treasure. Dive down deeper… Still, all I need is you. You’re all I need to breathe. All I need is you! I’ll make a living, trying to get away. 10,000 fathoms, under a tidal wave. It can never pull me away. No way! Under […]

And then there was this…

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Music / Original Music

… yeah, the aforementioned “inspiration” that The Köln Concert by Keith Jarrett was responsible for. I thought that it might be fun to hear some of that now. Ok… here we go. This was recorded about 15 years ago (ouch) – it’s nothing fancy or even finished, but it’s a good reminder of what my life was like when I was attempting to do the whole music career thing. Aww, fun times… couldn’t last forever, […]

The Köln Concert

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As I may or may not have mentioned, I am a piano player. I went to Berklee in Boston, I got really scarily into the jazz thing, and a shifty sketchy time was had by all. But in the process of shiftily sketching my way through a weird catalog of music that was starting to have an intense and somewhat sinister effect on my life, I was fortunate enough to stumble upon a few things […]

Dallas Love Field

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Dallas Love Field by Henry Jamison She sings of apple trees and blossoms and she called me from Dalls Love Field as the winter storm warning went on taunting me When we met we were two bright eyed alcoholics in the spring time of the year of our lord as we glanced the gilded edges of our identities Whatever the way of the lover’s lot Black as the kettle’s the hypocrite pot Often than more, […]

Starlight

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Music / Original Music

Sometimes magic happens, and even better, sometimes you are recording when it does. Here is one of those moments, it eventually evolved into this whole elaborate production, but at one point it was just a skeleton. Here’s that skeleton. Starlight (original improv), by Katie Potter (piano) – January 2003.