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Chops (Piano Edition): Billy Joel, “Prelude” (1976)

By Jonathan Bellman Particularly for those of us who play instruments, one hook before which we are powerless is The Hook On Our Own Instrument That Must Be Figured Out.  Until it is owned, it will bewitch us, and (in … Continue reading

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And Now, a Hook from Our Sponsor

Awaiting takeoff on a recent flight I had no choice but to watch the little screen in front of me once it turned on. It was a United Airlines promo with snippets of Rhapsody in Blue faded in every few … Continue reading

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