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Improvisation: Rozer

Today’s improv is a bit of fun with one of my favorite sounds from extended piano technique, made by damping a low string with a finger or two at about the point where the copper winding ends. This sound also makes a prominent appearance in the second movement of The Broken Mirror of Memory.

Paul Cantrell, piano, improvisation

I have been practicing some new material to record, and I’m getting the piano tuned later this week in anticipation of actually recording it. So stick around — I hope to have a few treats for you in February!



It’s like two, two, two instruments in one!

I like it very much. It has a film score sound to me, moody, full of suspense and drama.


And a real story line: I keep coming back to this. Plus, another opportunity to notice the resonance of that great piano!