Upcoming Book and CD

Here’s a short video explaining why I have written my upcoming book, The Bottom Line, with its accompanying CD that really shows what the double bass is capable of.

Published in: on June 7, 2007 at 3:23 pm  Leave a Comment  
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“Dear Friend, I have made this instrument for you..”

In this videoblog I tell how a new double bass came into my life, after I had given up and sold my instruments.

Published in: on May 31, 2007 at 11:31 pm  Leave a Comment  
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How I Came to Canada

In this video, I describe how I left my busy performing and recording life to come to Canada to work for the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.

Video Reminiscences: On Conductors

In these brief videos I discuss some of my memories of working with the great conductors.

On Conductors: Part 1 What Makes a Good Conductor – Sir Thomas Beecham, Dr. Klemperer, Bruno Walter, Victor de Sabata, and others.

On Conductors: Part 2 Walter Legge’s Conductor Competition – “The best of a bad lot.”

On Conductors: Part 3 The Truly Great – What sets the truly great conductors apart from the also-rans.