This is going to be my favorite semester at Berklee College of Music. It’s not just because I’m getting into singing and songwriting, but because I have a lot more time to collaborate with other artists, while expanding my abilities into other genres. I’m able to graduate a year early because of all the credits I’m accumulated through testing out, dual enrollment credits I earned...
Dr. Lou Fischer Co-Founder of JEN, and the man who funded the scholarship I received, decided to introduce me to Jamey Aebersold, whom I had already met the day before. Jamey reaches into his pocket and says, “Hey. I got something for ya.” And he gave me this quarter. That’s Duke Ellington’s portrait and his name on the piano.
Lush Life by Billy Strayhorn.
Oscar Peterson and his trio. Kinda sounds like Bach was there with him in the beginning. Maybe that’s just me.. (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)
“To me, music has 3 things: Melody, Harmony, and Rhythm. If it lacks any one of those 3 things, it’s not music anymore.” – Hank Jones (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)
Meet Herbie Hancock and Friedrich Gulda (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)
Awesome interview and awesome guy.