Kayaking at work
On Thursday I went Kayaking with some folks from work. It’s fun! It was the first time I went in about 7 years. And it only costs like $20 to rent a Kayak for 2 hours. That’s me in the photo…
Geoff’s Piano Practice recordings
After receiving some “fan mail” from a girl in Japan, I decided to make an update to my Piano Practice page, where I post recordings of my piano practices. Listening to some of them, I came across a “killer” practice (well, as practices go anyways), where I developed many cool ideas and worked on lots […]
Creative videos – Douggpound Sports Drinks
With all the cheap camcorders and video editing software out there, there’s bound to be a few creative people who actually make interesting videos, and put them on the web. It’s easier said than done, but one website I found that has some really funny and original stuff is “Douggpound“. My current favorite is his […]
Search Engine Optimization contest
I’ve been following (and either entering or helping people in) the recent Search Engine Optimization contests being held across the Internet. In case you don’t know what this means, the contests are a race between webmasters to the top of the Google rankings for a particular keyword. The latest contest is nigritude ultramarine which my […]
Wedding band in England – Grand Central
There are lots of bands out there who make a living doing cover tunes for weddings, parties, and corporate events. One good example is South-East England’s Grand Central. They have some samples of their work in MP3 format to download.
Jazz pianist Eldar Djangirov – piano prodigy
Jazz pianist Eldar Djangirov is a young prodigy – only 17 years old, he has already established his own voice in jazz. From an article in the San Diego Union-Tribune: Now an 11th-grader at Francis Parker School, he was the first-place winner at the 2001 edition of the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival. He has been […]
Article: Brain machine interface experiments with monkeys
A good article on brain-machine interface experiments a research lab is doing with monkeys.
Sara Gazarek jazz vocalist
There seems to be a growing market for twenty-somethings who sing straight ahead vocal jazz. Sara Gazarek is another of these. According to this Seattle PI article, “she has won numerous honors, including the John Coltrane Memorial Scholarship, the Hilton Head Jazz Society Scholarship and the 2003 Downbeat Student Music Award for Outstanding Collegiate Vocalist,” […]
Alan Barnes – saxophonist and composer from the UK
Alan Barnes, a saxophone player and composer from the UK, has written a “Sherlock Holmes Suite”, which includes tunes such as Watson’s Women- (Portrait Of Mary Morstan) – “A jazz waltz look at Watson’s wives, M.M in particular and his ‘experience of women which extends over many nations and three separate continents’”. Check out Alan’s […]
I’m in the news!
Check out this news article about me (includes nifty colour photo!).