Category: Music

London Piano Institute: A Condensed History of Wilhelm Kempff

Pianist and composer Wilhelm Kempff was a German native with a special interest in Beethoven interpretation. Here, London Piano Institute answers questions about this modern musical maestro. Q: Where was Wilhelm Kempff born? London Piano Institute: He was born in Jüterbog, Brandenburg, Germany and grew up in Potsdam. He also lived in Berlin and Italy. […]

Tom Patterson of Round Rock Tells the Story of Jazz in Modern Music

Tom Patterson of Round Rock’s Deerpark Middle School continues an examination into the modern manifestations of early jazz music. There are many modern musicians, says Tom Patterson of Round Rock, who are masters of combining new elements with traditional jazz. Tom Patterson of Red Rock district points out that Rhythm and Blues is a premier […]

Tom Patterson Deerpark – A Blues Guitar Primer by Tom Patterson, Band Director

The blues guitar is one of Deerpark Band Director Tom Patterson’s favorite instruments. Working as Deerpark Middle School’s band director provides Tom Patterson with the opportunity to orchestrate a wide variety of instruments. Director Tom Patterson says that working with a middle school band is a great and satisfying role, but he jokes that it […]

Larry Weir | New Single 'Rock On' 09 | Larry Weir

History Repeats For Fast Rising New Single ‘Rock On’ 09 – By Larry Weir Recording Artist Michael Damian appears to have a hit all over again with the release of his new ’09 version of his No 1 Billboard rock classic, “Rock On” from his soon to be released CD album, “Rock On” from Caption […]

Larry Weir | Rock 09 Hits Top 30 | Larry Weir

Rock 09 Hits Top Thirty on the Billboard AC Charts – By Larry Weir Caption Records announced that Recording Artist Michael Damian’s “Rock On 09″ hit the Top30 on the Billboard AC charts. Record promoter Larry Weir from Heartland Entertainment ran the radio promotion for Caption records. It was twenty years ago that Damian’s first […]