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I haven’t played in Manhattan for almost a year, but I am pleased to announce that I will be playing at the Museum of Modern Art this month, as one of the three pianists who will be executing “Vexations”, a one-page piano piece written by Erik Satie with the instruction to repeat it 840 times, which John Cage premiered in 1963. Continue reading
What: Performing John Cage: Satie’s Vexations 1963
What: STEAMBOAT BILL, JR. 1928, 70 mins. Dir. Buster Keaton.
Where: Brooklyn Public Library – Dweck Center at Central Library
What: SHERLOCK, JR. 1924, 44 mins. Dir. Buster Keaton.
Where: Museum of the Moving Image (Astoria, Queens)
This week marks a personal milestone in my career as a silent film pianist. Until this week, I haven’t played for any of Buster Keaton films – but this week finally I will play for it, and not only one but two – SHERLOCK, JR. on October 4 and STEAMBOAT BILL, JR. on October 6. I am very excited about it – and the fact that October 4 is in fact Buster’s Birthday is really “the cherry on top of the cake”. :) Continue reading
Digital producer and writer Tom Campbell sat down with me for an interview on being a silent film pianist. Continue reading