Chapter 21

According to Wikipedia, “In 2013, the United States Patent and Trademark Office issued a trademark to Disney Enterprises, Inc. for the name “Snow White” that covers all live and recorded movie, television, radio, stage, computer, Internet, news, and photographic entertainment uses, excluding literary works of fiction and nonfiction.” Therefore, I will not be writing about the subject […]
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My Best Day Tuning – Chapter 22

Chapter 22 told of spending an afternoon with a remarkable child as I worked on her family’s piano.   If you would like to see a diagram and explanation of a piano action, there is an excellent presentation by the Kawai Piano Company at this LINK. This is for a grand piano, but the concept […]
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The Legendary Hal Holbrook – Chapter 23

Chapter 23 tells of tuning for Hal Holbrook, and visiting with him on the phone.   It was after this event that I learned to research the lives of famous people before I met them, so I wouldn’t make as many faux pas. Also, so I would appreciate their accomplishments. I knew about Mark Twain […]
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A Night with the Vancouver Symphony – Chapter 24

Chapter 24 related tuning for a delightful concert by an extraordinary group of musicians. The pianist, Jon Kimura Parker, has many Youtube videos of him playing. I think the most interesting is a video of him discussing The Grieg Piano Concerto, and playing portions of the piece to illustrate his points. Here is the link: […]
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Playing Piano by Ear – Added after Completion of Piano Dance

My piano tuning career continued after the publication of Piano Dance, so I continued to meet interesting and extraordinary people. I will continue to write articles about each chapter in the book, but I wanted to publish this story prior to completion of all those articles. This story is about a client for whom I […]
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