Archive for January 2014

IN THE MOMENT

In the moment.  That’s flow. Psychologist and author Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi explains, “My first studies involved a few hundred ‘experts’ – artists, athletes musicians, chess masters, and surgeons – in other words, people who seemed to spend their time in precisely those activities they preferred. From their accounts of what it felt like to do what…

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LIFE IS A HIGHWAY: a celebration of Canadian Rock

How would you describe “Canadian” music? It’s like asking a Canadian about hockey and the Canadian identity.  Everyone has an opinion. As a Canadian, it’s a challenge to put together a set list of Canadian music because there are so many great Canadian artists AND so many great Canadian songs. The creative Canadian performance group…

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THE PIANO MAN

“A song should be like a play – it should have a beginning, a middle and an end.” “It should have an idea. State the idea and then build the idea and develop it and finish.” “At the end, you should be at a place different than where you began.” “Write for yourself … and…

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