HARMONIC CONVERGENCE & BROTHERLY OPPOSITES
David Andersen went to L.A. to pursue rock n’ roll thirty years ago, but today he’s one of the top piano technicians in southern California. Now Rock stars are his clients, along with film composers and jazz musicians.
PIANO MAN, RECESSION STYLE, HEIST
Two men pull off one of the biggest art thefts in history, and crime writer Ulrich Boser thinks he’s nailed them. Sci-fi meets soul in the music of Janelle Monáe. Designers respond to the recession. Plus, a visit with the piano doctor of Malibu, who’s also Kurt’s brother.
BUILD A GREAT WEBSITE AND COME UP FIRST ON GOOGLE I
Our society, our culture, has immutably and irrevocably joined the Internet revolution.The vast majority of my present clients and certainly all of my future clients do and will“Google”–it’s so ubiquitous and powerful…
BUILD A GREAT WEBSITE AND COME UP FIRST ON GOOGLE- PART II
Our society, our culture, has immutably and irrevocably joined the Internet revolution. The vast majority of my present clients and certainly all of my future clients do and will “Google”—it’s so ubiquitous and powerful…
SECRETS FROM THE AURAL TUNING TOOLKIT
Thirty-three years ago my friend Tim Gallwey wrote The Inner Game of Tennis, a book that would become the largest-selling sports book in history.
FROM THE NOVEMBER 2005 JOURNAL OF THE PTG
Intro : Here’s my temperament routine. It might seem strange to you, but it works beautifully for me. It’s scary, or at least it was in my case, to “tune as you go,” with no temperament strip…
SALON SALVATION: DAVID ANDERSEN PIANOS’ “ATELIER”
Maybe the best music experience I had last year was pianist Tamir Hendelman’s piano concert in a Mar Vista backyard. On a fall Sunday afternoon, the prodigiously gifted Hendelman explored more…
FOR THE LOVE OF PIANO
The façade of this lovely house on Ocean View Avenue offers little hint of what lies behind. But enter the wooden gate to the side and you find yourself in a spectacular space – lush grass, shimmering trees, and bronze…
Jazz musicians are particular about where they play. Clubs, as trumpeter Art Farmer once admonished, are where musicians conduct research and development; concerts and festivals are where they bring out their tried and true ideas and musical devices. But there are other places where musicians create, which few lay listeners have access to.