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Back at Home in New York City!

I am very happy to share that I am back in New York City.  I originally had left in 2012 with the intentions of being out of town for one year (two tops). I also kept my departure mostly under…

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2017 Asia Tour

Well, it's the start of 2017, and I'm happy to be starting out strong and in the saddle, or should I say on the plane? Tomorrow I start a tour of Asia consisting of hits in Hong Kong and Singapore. …

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The Metronome

To use, or not to use, that is the question:

Since I've been busy teaching lessons down here in Lima, Peru, a few reoccurring questions keep popping up- do I use a metronome to practice, or play-a-longs? The answer…

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From the Southern Hemisphere

Considering I've had my website up and running now for 2 years, it's crazy to think that I've yet to post anything blog-ish.  So, I think that something as eventful as moving to a different continent warrants a post!