Keyboard - Feb 2013 - Regina Spektor

Keyboard - Feb 2013 - Regina Spektor

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The Russian born pianist Regina Spektor has become a critics’ darling of the singer-songwriter scene, which is hardly a surprise to us given that she was a child prodigy on classical piano. Ms. Spektor talks about her approach to creativity, and in particular, about how classical training both helped and hindered her songwriting process.

Dave Brubeck, 1920-2012.  A true giant of jazz piano has gone to gig with the angels, and some of today’s best and brightest stars share their memories of Mr. Brubeck and his far reaching influence in this tribute.

What does it take to hold down the keyboard chair behind country music superstar Brad Paisley? We hear from the man who has that enviable job, Kendal Marcy.

Erik Norlander: Keeper of the prog flame.  Solidly in the tradition of players like Emerson and Wakeman, Erik Norlander also owns what’s arguably the world’s largest mobile modular synth.

LESSONS

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