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Jason Moran ‘Armory Concert’ Transcription

The first tune from this concert called ‘Wind‘ is one of my favorite compositions written for solo piano. So I went ahead and transcribed some of it to satisfy my curiosity. Here’s the harmonic analysis.…

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Sam Harris ‘Interludes’ Transcription

I’ve been listening to this album for almost 3 years now. Thanks to Seajun Kwon of NY who introduced me to Sam Harris’ music. Here’s one of the tunes from this album transcribed and analyzed.

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Do the Research

Compilation of dissertations and articles on how artists navigate the complex music world.

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‘Zahhak’ Premiered!!

After more than a years’ worth of work we -as in Boston Experimental Theatre- shared our work with the audience via YouTube and the work was welcomed by the curious eyes. So here’s some remarks…

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Wayne Shorter Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum Transcription

I have always loved this album, and find myself coming back to it either for more digging or simply enjoy Wayne’s intriguing compositions. However this time, I found much joy in uncovering what the band…

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Working with an actress and a director for a year!

Some time in late December, 2019 sitting in a warm Boston pub with members of Boston Experimental Theatre, celebrating an intensive and exhilarating ‘IsNotThatAnymore‘ performance, Vahdat Yeganeh (founder of BETC) asked me if I’d be…

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Zahhak – A recorded theatre performance

Our new recorded theatre performance Zahhak has been in the making for the last 12 months, and we’re super excited to announce that it will soon premier. I’m super proud of what Donya, Vahdat and…

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Jazz Composers’ Workshop Orchestra

During my first studio lesson with Ken Schaphorst at NEC, he looked at one of my compositions written for five horn players, plus the rhythm section and said, “Why don’t you expand this for the…

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A journey into Bartók’s Mikrokosmos

About couple months ago, I found myself listening to Bartók’s collection of works in his Mikrokosmos series. Of those 153 piano pieces, #125 called Boating sounded really interesting to me so I dug in to…

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First blog post

This is the space where I post new releases, on-going projects and thoughts on my various interests. 

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