Creating music is important

We can easily see how prevalent music is in all our lives, from Ipods to ring-tones to radio to concerts. Still, one aspect of music has been removed from the equation little by little to the detriment of our society. The wall between creators and consumers has been...

Music as a river

Music is a fabric, a texture, not a structure as in a building. So many make the mistake of comparing the “form” of a piece to a structure like a building. But music unfolds in time, like a steam following its course from mountain to ocean. If you change...

The first blog

I begin with a thought about music: Music for me is an utterance. More than organized sound, more than meaning, music speaks in a meta-language above and beyond the notes, beyond the rhythm and beyond the structures. It speaks without words, says without saying and...