Monthly Archives: July 2012

A Conversation with Chick

In 2011 I had the opportunity to sit down and talk with Chick Corea, who I have followed since he first emerged in the 60’s. I can’t describe how much I have learned from listening to him, studying him, transcribing … Continue reading

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What Motivates me

  What Motivates me more than anything else, what I wake up in the morning wanting to think about, and talk about, and engage in, is living composition. The people that are alive making art music, and especially, since I … Continue reading

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Feature article today

The article is here, without the advertisements, haha. (source: University Star) Multi-talented musician, performer teaches passion for music By Xander Peters Created Jul 11 2012 – 5:31pm Jul 11 2012 – 5:31pm After decades of playing music, Hank Hehmsoth is still bringing fresh … Continue reading

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The Atlantic posted an article Here’s What the Higgs Boson Sounds Like The Higgs Boson is in equal temperament?  Intuition says this is unlikely.  Where are all the harmony parts coming from? Did all the data points come out in strict 16th … Continue reading

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Research and the Creative Process

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I was asked last week to contribute to a writer working on an article about the role of research in the creative process. (It’s a magazine called Hillside, and should come out in September). She asked me these 3 questions: … Continue reading

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