Items added to 'Smooth Jazz...and more' in 2014
Dec. 31, 2014. This month features a review of the CD The Best of Azymuth - Jazz Carnival.
Nov. 26, 2014. New this month is a short review of a very interesting jazz album: Perceptions, by Witzel's Venue, featuring the work of saxophonist Reiner Witzel.
Oct. 27, 2014. A new article this month compares digital and acoustic pianos with some surprising conclusions. Read Digital vs Acoustic Pianos to find out more.
Sept. 29, 2014. Riverdance is a show like no other, and certainly worth seeing. Find out more by reading the article posted this month in the Articles section.
Aug. 27, 2014. This month new in the Musician's Corner is an article about Accidental Damage, illustrating how in spite of taking care of our musical instruments and equipment accidents can happen. Another article, of general interest, asks How Good is MP3 Quality? Finally, the site has undergone a little restructuring. Read the News section for August 2014 to find out more.
July 22, 2014. Dance music with a jazzy feel might be an apt description of Get into the Music, a new track added to the site this month. Also, if you are considering tuning a piano yourself then this month's article DIY Piano Tuning should be of interest. Don't start the job without reading the article first!
April 26, 2014. A new article this month discusses the benefits of Taking Music Exams and gives some pointers on how to do well.
March 26, 2014. This month there is a new section Musicians' Corner containing articles of specific interest to actual musicians and instrumentalists starting with an article on How to Further Your Music Career. Following this there is a short article on How to Get Your First Gig. Finally there is an article that looks at How to Organise a Concert, which isn't quite as difficult as it might seem. More articles will be added in the coming months.
Feb. 6, 2014. A new article this month Making a Living Performing has some useful suggestions to help anyone interested in this line of work. Also, in the Know-how section, there is an article on Polishing Pianos.
Jan. 18, 2014. New this month in the Reviews section is an in-depth review of the Neumann KH120A monitor speakers. And as a suppliment to this I've posted some close-up images of the monitors. Also, from this month my CD Sometime Somewhere... has become available from various online stores, including iTunes. Listen to some samples - free.