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Fragile Beauty, No. 9: Maintaining Historical Perspective or Insert Individualism

 

When performing style-based Jazz compositions is it appropriate to exert your individual style or should you be expected to perform within that historical-stylistic perspective?

Fragile Beauty, No. 8: Why I Have Chosen to Use Garageband for my New Compositions

 

An explanation on my use of Garageband for my three new suites: The Seasons (2019), Fragile Beauty & Spirituality and Faith (both to be released in 2020)

Fragile Beauty, No. 7: Why I am Slowing Down on Live Performance

 

An explanation on why I have begun to perform my new music and projects through audio and video files as opposed to live performance.

Fragile Beauty, No. 6: Take Your Time and Smell the Coffee

 

In a world that is moving faster and faster, how do we slow things down and become more aware of the present moment?

Fragile Beauty, No. 5: What is a True Dichotomy in Music?

 

2019 - Showcasing the dichotomy of two distinct projects - My 17 piece big band compositions and arrangements in contrast to the solo trumpet pieces with GarageBand accompaniment making up the four movement suite, The Seasons

Fragile Beauty, No. 4: Reflection & 2019 Projects

 

A reflection on 2018 and the Connections album and a look ahead to my two new projects for 2019 - The Seasons and Touching the Past, The Jazz Police performs the big band compositions and arrangements of Bill Stevens.

Fragile Beauty, No. 3: Fear of Music, part 2

 

Why has avant garde music failed to attain the audience, the cachet, the legitimacy of its visual equivalent? The second in a series...

Fragile Beauty, No. 2: Fear of Music

 

Why has avant garde music failed to attain the audience, the cachet, the legitimacy of its visual equivalent?

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    Tomi Jazz, New York, NY
     
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    Tomi Jazz, New York, NY
     

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