Pianist Michael Wolff writes about the impact George Shearing had on his life and music
02/09/10 Thoughts & Rhythms
In a new column for JT, pianist Michael Wolff blogs about the special charms of the Knickerbocker venue in NYC
October 2002 Gearhead
Despite years of touring and playing numerous pianos, I had never played a Weber as far as I can remember. Interested to find out what it would sound and feel like, I journeyed to a piano store south of Long Beach, Calif., that had three Weber pianos in...
September 2001 Gearhead
Every piano is different. They’re not like synthesizers, where each instrument is made exactly the same in a factory by machinery with the exact same parts. Each piano has a personal sound and feel and character, and while pianos from the same company are...