Another Friday Dueling Pianos Show – And Another Special Offer!

It was such a HUGE success last week, that we’re doing it again this week!

At the bottom of this blog post is a code for 2 FREE tickets to our Friday Night show, March 18th 10pm, downtown at The Cellar @ 22 Warren St., our regular Saturday Night home.

If you’d like to come, simply be one of the first ten people to click over to our contact page, and message us with the code TRIBECA for your two free tickets (limit 2 tickets per table/group/reservation)


We’ll see you there!!!

RIP Keith Emerson – Progressive Rock Keyboardist

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One of the most prolific rock keyboardists, Keith Emerson, passed away last night at the age of 71.

Synonymous with the progressive rock movement, Emerson was one third of the supergroup Emerson, Lake & Palmer.  He was widely considered one of the most technically proficient keyboard players in rock history.

He frequently inserted classical music idioms into his compositions and solos, and has contributed some of the keyboard’s most demanding music to the rock canon, such as Karn Evil 9.


You’re Not Getting Dumber…Your Music Is.


A recent study posted on learned that song titles are getting MUCH shorter as time goes on, and the prevalence of one-word song titles is more rampant now than at any time in pop history.

A look at the recent top 100 gleans titles like “Hello”, “Sorry”, and “Work”, just to name a few.

The article posits a few conclusions from the research –

  • In a more competitive marketplace, a shorter title is likely to be more memorable
  • Branding has become such a critical part of the music marketplace, that shorter titles (and hooks) are necessary
  • With singles replacing albums as the prime sell-able commodity, every factor must be considered to increase the chances of a song’s success

So, basically, the days of the “Elderly Woman Behind the Counter in a Small Town” are behind us.  Now, she would just be “Elderly”.

RIP George Martin, Producer & Arranger for The Beatles


The visionary who signed The Beatles, George Martin, passed away last night.

Known for introducing lavish arrangements into the pop and rock sound of Fab Four, he produced virtually all of their records.

With a stellar 23 #1 records, his list of famous orchestrations includes Yesterday, Eleanor Rigby, and A Day in the Life.

His career was not exclusive to the Beatles though – his final hit was the remake of Elton John’s Candle in the Wind, as a tribute to Princess Diana.

Are You Reading Our Blog?

Happy Tuesday Everyone!
We were just sitting around the office, checking to see if people were really reading our blog…
So, we wanted to try an experiment.

We’ll reward THE FIRST TEN PEOPLE who reads this blog post, with 2 FREE tickets to this Friday’s show at THE BLIND PIG!

Just click over to our contact page and give us the secret code – FREEFRIDAY- for two free tickets for the March 11 show at The Blind Pig!

It’s just that simple!