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Book Update March 2017

For those of you waiting on Hymnprovisation: The Art of Effective Improvisational Accompaniment-a Handbook for the church accompanist, which was supposed to be ready by March 1, I have good and bad news: First, the bad: It isn’t done being proofed … Continue reading

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Free Master Class This Saturday with Faye Lopez and Greg Howlett

Free Master Class This Saturday, February 4th from 1-3pm Eastern Standard Time (10am-12pm Pacific Standard Time). Faye Lopez will be joining Greg Howlett for an online group Master Class. The class is free to observers, and participants are $25. I … Continue reading

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Improvisation on Allelu, Allelu (Praise Ye The LORD)

Here’s an improvisation for you! Last Sunday, as I was playing the organ at church, we did the chorus, “Alleu, Allelu”. On the second time around, one of our very capable pianists played this variation, and it worked well! It sounded … Continue reading

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Update on Book!

Update on The Congregational Accompanist’s Handbook, a Primer in Effective Improvisation: Its a busy week, with Christmas coming up and all, but I needed to update before the end of the year, so for those of you who are wondering, and … Continue reading

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