Jenn Tzeng: a great example on how to Lead By Example

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Being a Music Mentor is a challenge because it takes a lot of work and dedication. This past weekend we came across the studio of a very talented violinist in the Bay Area who asides of being an incredible musician, has built a very good studio....
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Wasting your money on a music degree is stupid!

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Everyone (including myself) has fallen into the trap of "purchasing" a music degree via an established institution. It took me a verry long time to realize that the cost in "Time and Money" had no tangible Return of Investment. This is is main topic ...
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Social Media debunked for musicians and artists

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Why do we need Social Media? Social Media is an ocean of opportunities and it requires skill, attention, consistency and energy to make magic using the platforms that can make our career blow out of proportions. The truth is that no one will be ready...
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Jazz and Improvisation master, Keith Jarret plays Bach.

Jazz and Improvisation master, Keith Jarret plays Bach.
Keith Jarrett (born May 8, 1945) is an American pianist and composer who performs both jazz and classical music. Jarrett started his career with Art Blakey, moving on to play with Charles Lloyd and Miles Davis. Since the early 1970s he has enjoyed a ...
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Maxim Vengerov

Maxim Vengerov
Vengerov was born on 20 August 1974 in Novosibirsk, to a family with a strong musical tradition. His mother sang and conducted a 500 voice orchestra, and his father played first oboe in the local philharmonic. At age five, he began studying...
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Epic octaves on Liszt´s Hungarian Rhapsody N°6

Epic octaves on Liszt´s Hungarian Rhapsody N°6
​ Argerich was born in Buenos Aires , Argentina .  Her paternal ancestors were Catalonians based in Buenos Aires since the 18th century. Her maternal grandparents were Jewish immigrants from the Russian Empire , who settled in Colonia Villa Clar...
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Horowitz in session (1986)

Horowitz in session (1986)
Vladimir Samoylovich Horowitz  (September 18 1903 – November 5, 1989) was a Russian-born American classical pianist and composer. He was known for his technique, use of tone color, and the excitement generated by his playing. ...
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Chopin. Polonaise in Ab Major, Op. 53. Heroic

Chopin. Polonaise in Ab Major, Op. 53. Heroic
The Polonaise in A-flat major, Op. 53  for solo piano, was written by Frédéric Chopin in 1842. This composition is one of Chopin's most admired compositions and has long been a favorite of the classical piano repertoire. The piece, which is...
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Bach is the key

​Is it possible to create something "new" after the musical system that Bach just refined and went on all the possibilities? As composer I always find myself in this weird situation when I just felt a progression or melody, I writte it then...
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