Tag Archives: David Warrack

Missing Greg

In the final week of 2021 I ponder the year that’s passed and contemplate the one that lies ahead. We all may have something we miss doing, something or someone that we wish we could see or hear. Re-reading Dickens’ … Continue reading

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The Patriarch

David Warrack is writing an oratorio on the life of Abraham, the Biblical patriarch.  I’m thrilled to be participating in a concert presentation of excerpts.  We’ve had some rehearsals, with about a week to go until the concert at Metropolitan … Continue reading

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Worship through Music, or “This is your soul on music”

This is a blog version of a message I delivered August 4th 2013. The readings (read by someone else) were Joshua 6: 1-21: one of scariest displays of the Old Testament God’s power, music is central to this moment. Psalm … Continue reading

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Launching Three Davids

Tonight a happy crowd packed Hugh’s Room for the launch of The Three Davids, a CD featuring music by three guys named David: the Davids Frishberg / Shire and Warrack. Onstage we listened to instrumentalists Charlie Gray, Alex Dean, David … Continue reading

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10 Questions for David Warrack

The most impressive display of sight-reading i ever saw? when David Warrack sat down with my piano vocal score of Candide and played the overture, up to speed, more or less perfectly. Wow. David first performed on radio when he … Continue reading

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The Three Davids CD release: Hugh’s Room June 8th

“Press releases and announcements” are presented verbatim without comment. NEWS IN 3-D(If your Name is DAVID you get in for FREE) An impressive array of top talent awaits jazz lovers when THE THREE DAVIDS c.d. is released in Hugh’s Room … Continue reading

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I am not my voice

I tried to run away myself To run away and wrestle with my ego—Joni Mitchell One can imagine, somewhere between selfless slavery and imperial command, a middle way.  There’s a place one can imagine in the tao of the performer, … Continue reading

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