Here is just a little anecdote that I’d love to tell – it exemplifies the trials of a conflicting worlds and values of the artist career.
Just last week, I played the piano at the Columbia Club in Indianapolis for their Friday Happy Hour. The Columbia Club is a private club with restaurant, hotel, banquet space, and much more right in the center of the city – membership is a privilege valued at a high price. The baby grand piano in the lobby is actually an Apollo piano that Bloomington’s own Hoagy Carmichael used to own. (more…)