Category: "Miscellany & Merriment"


A Repurposed Piano Can Make Art, Furniture & More

Written by Stephanie Iadanza on

The other day, Leon, Neil Moore’s son and my coworker, shared this super cool image of an old repurposed piano in our office chat [We use a software called Slack to communicate across the Simply Music Team]. And it totally…

My Story with the Blues [Robert Relly]

Written by Robert Relly on

Intro: Music of the last hundred years would sound completely different without the Blues. You may have a certain picture in your mind when you think of blues music, but you may not realise how diverse the genre actually is,…

Find the Best Music for Sleep [A Personal Journey]

Written by Stephanie Iadanza on

What do WE listen to, to soothe ourselves? We listen to music for more than just pure entertainment. We also listen to music to help with relaxation and to decompress from the day, but furthermore for good, quality sleep. From…

Wishing you a HAPPY PIANO DAY, every day!

Written by Gordon Harvey on

Piano lovers, it’s that special International Piano Day time of year again! We have celebrated Piano Day in many ways in the past with shared lists of unusual pianos, collections of all things piano and more. This year, to commemorate…

Learn to Love Jazz

Written by Gordon Harvey on

Next time you’re with a group of people who are at all interested in music, insert the word “jazz” into the conversation and observe how they respond. For every person who pricks up their ears, there will probably be a…