How many hours a day do the world’s greatest #classicalmusicians practise? #musiced #PractiseMusic #ItzhakPerlman #YoYoMa #EvgenyKissin @classicfm http://www.classicfm.com/discover-music/how-many-hours-famous-classical-musicians-practise/
Toronto's iconic #MasseyHall will soon reopen, but this isn't its first reconstructive surgery since opening in 1894. I explored the story in 2005 for Massey Hall's Performance mag. https://stewarthoffmanmusic.com/?p=4497 #torontohistory #torontoarchitecture https://stewarthoffmanmusic.com/?p=4497
The rock group #Lighthouse and the #TorontoSymphonyOrchestra - with my dear friend Robin Engelman playing snare drum on the left - at #MasseyHall in 1970. Massey Hall, which opened on June 14, 1894, celebrates its 127th birthday today!
May 15 was the anniversary of the fabled "Greatest #Jazz Concert Ever" at Toronto's #MasseyHall. For the 50th Anniversary celebration in 2003, I wrote the following for the MH program. #charlieparker #MaxRoach #BudPowell #DizzyGillespie #CharlesMingus
Happy Birthday Fred Astaire!!! It's always disappointing when I realize that the genius of Fred Astaire is unknown to the vast majority of younger people. Though this clip isn't the most representative of his work, it's the one most appropriate for this page, and is a great example of his creativity, sublime technique - and fantastic rhythm. www.youtube.com/watch?v=odxIZpFn-Pg... See MoreSee Less
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