‘Less is More’ – One Chord Songs

Written by Gordon Harvey & Gretta Dunn on

I once attended a workshop with the British singer Sheila Chandra in which she sang a whole bunch of songs from various world cultures over a two-note drone. It was amazing the rich variety of sounds that flowed from such…Read More

Notable Portrayals of Musicians & Composers in Film

Written by Daniel Kielman on

The Playground has previously posted a list of some of films worth watching in which our favorite instrument, the Piano, was featured prominently. Following up on that post, I’d like to share some notable films that not only featured pianos,…Read More

Meet the Team – Dwight Chesbro

Written by Daniel Kielman on

We asked Dwight Chesbro some questions to gain some insight into his role here at Simply Music, what lights him up musically and some facts that make him the person he is. Your full name: Dwight Chesbro When did you…Read More

A Piano Day Wishlist

Written by Daniel Kielman on

March 29, 2017 isn’t just any ordinary day when it comes to the world of Piano. A worldwide group of likeminded individuals decided that because this day is the 88th day of the year it would only make sense to…Read More

Beatboxing – The Most Unique Form of Self Expression

Written by Daniel Kielman on

Our voice is the original musical instrument – portable, always available, universal and versatile. Instruments created entirely new worlds of sounds. With those new sounds came different layers of music, no longer strictly melody but now additionally rhythm, harmony, accompaniment,…Read More