new verses blog?

“A Child’s Garden of Verses” by Robert Louis Stevenson was a treasured collection of poetry from my childhood, as it had been for my mother. When my children were 7 and 9 years old I introduced these wonderful poems to them. They asked me to sing them, just like the nursery rhymes, and so it occurred …

As I teach, so do I learn

As I teach, so do I learn. I am a professional musician and have been teaching music since 1983. My goal is to do my very best in explaining, advising and assisting in the process of developing musical knowledge and skills at the piano for each individual student. 35 years of teaching and I continue …

Performances

THE HOME SMITH BAR Saturday, March 7, 2020 7:30-10:30 Featuring: Ted Quinlan – guitar Jim Vivian – bass Kevin Dempsey – drums The following events have been cancelled due to Covid-19   THE BURDOCK Sunday, March 29, 2020 6:00-8:00 Featuring: Ewen Farncombe – piano Andrew Downing – bass Derek Gray – drums   THE JAZZ …

ABOUT “VERSES”

“A Child’s Garden of Verses” by Robert Louis Stevenson was a treasured collection of poetry from my childhood, as it had been for my mother. When my children were 7 and 9 years old I introduced these wonderful poems to them. They asked me to sing them, just like the nursery rhymes, and so it occurred …

Past Events

November 3, 2019 The Jazz Bistro, Toronto September 5, 2019 The BlueBird Bar, Toronto August 2, 2019 Festival of the Sound, Parry Sound ON July 27 2019 The Loft, Cobourg, Ontario June 27, 2019 TD Toronto Jazz Festival June 7, 2019 Aeolian Hall, London, ON June 26, 2019 Jazz Vespers, Toronto May 4, 2019 The …