Not prepared to say a whole lot, yet. Jazz is a very deep emotional well for me, and as a performer I don't deal too well with it. There's something to learn, here. The following is something I played for my niece's wedding at her request.
If you wonder why I'm going live on my website with such raw material, I have an answer for you. I am giving what I have at that moment, not stopping and waiting to craft a presentation. My piano teacher and I had this discussion many years ago. He said I needed more practice. I said I needed more performing. Looking back, I'm sure I was right about that. Performance is about giving, and I don't do enough performing. Too much real performing hides behind a facade of preparation. I post these videos because I made them with that intention. If I don't go live, I will simply dodge the pressure to open up. Eventually I