I spend the first three days of August at Piano Haven Studios in beautiful Sedona, Arizona (click HERE for the story) recording all the new music I have been working on over the past year. The first of three new albums is available for pre-order (click HERE) now! All Through the Night is a collection of […]
Tag: Optimistic Flamingo Music
Happy Birthday to ME!!!
Today is my sixtieth birthday, and I can’t think of a better way to celebrate than with the release of a brand-new single! Flamingo Walk is now available on all platforms! Spotify Pandora Apple Music It’s a piano rag I wrote just for fun – jaunty and whimsical, just like those shrimp-eating pink birds I love […]
I kicked off my 60th birthday week with my parents and youngest son yesterday. I made all our family favorites for Sunday dinner – pulled pork loin, cheesy potatoes, and green beans with bacon – and afterwards there was cake, ice cream, and presents followed by a fiercely competitive game of Uno. (In typical fashion, […]
Goodbye summer; hello Sedona!
I apologize for being so scarce here on the blog. The last two or three months of the academic year were busy ones. I saw my nearly sixty piano students every week, prepared them for three separate studio recitals, and did quite a bit of performing myself. Now I’ve had a four-week break from full-time […]
NOTTE by Milana Zilnik
Milana Zilnik is no shrinking violet. According to her website, “soulful singing and complex piano melodies are [her] signature, but she embraces a variety of styles – everything from folk, blues, opera and Middle Eastern, to her soft spots for rock and jazz.” Now, in her latest album, Notte (release date June 1, 2019), she […]
The Presence of Wonder releases TODAY!
Today is the big day: The Presence of Wonder is now available for purchase and streaming everywhere! Jonathan Widran of The JW Vibe says Pam Asberry is “a new age solo pianist of uncommon melodic grace, insight and heartfelt intuitiveness” (click HERE to read his full review). Through Monday, April 15th, you can purchase the […]
What I Did over Spring Break
Creative people don’t have a mess; they have ideas lying around everywhere. ~ Unknown I posted the quote above on my Facebook page last week and got quite a response. I guess I’m not the only one! But all kidding aside, what with the teaching the professional obligations and the travel and the album releases […]
I need your help!
My new album, The Presence of Wonder, is scheduled for release on Friday, April 12th. Dick Metcalf calls it “hypnotic, powerful, peaceful solo piano” (click HERE to read the full review). But I need your help! Here are five things you can do right now to help support the launch of The Presence of Wonder: 1. […]
New album available for preorder NOW!!!
At long last, the big day is here! My new solo piano album, The Presence of Wonder, is available for preorder (click HERE)! You get the title track now (streaming via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album the moment it’s released (April […]
Sneak Peek: NEBULA
It’s hard to believe that album preorder week is HERE! That’s right: my new album, The Presence of Wonder, will be available for preorder beginning THIS Friday! In the meantime, I am thrilled to share the last in a series of four preview videos: Nebula, a musical celebration of the spectacular clouds of dust and […]