Tag Archives: Improvisation

Success Story: Keith Jarrett and the “Unplayable” Piano

                         September 28, 2017         “1400 paying customers, one piano, no score. This is not the calculus for a successful concert.” “For One Night Only” BBC Radio 4 29 December 2011  On the afternoon of January 24, 1975, Keith Jarrett and […]

Success Story: George Washington at Newburgh

May 12, 2015 In Steve Martin’s play Picasso at the Lapin Agile,  Pablo Picasso and Albert Einstein find themselves in a bar in Paris in 1904.  One year later, Einstein published The Special Theory of Relativity, and Picasso painted Les Demoiselles d’ Avignon.   In this scene, Germaine, a waitress, is trying to be helpful […]