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Coming soon: A new album of live recordings. “Historic Improvisation Live” is a collection of sixteen improvisations recorded in concerts in Europe and America. This digital-only release will be available on all major streaming and downloading services.

The Guardian/Observer published an interview with me recently. We discuss my book, the current state of historic improvisation, and music pedagogy in UK and USA.

New podcast interview on The Nikhil Hogan Show.

The Pianist’s Guide to Historic Improvisation made its debut as the #1 New Release in both the Piano and Music Instruction categories on Amazon.

The first and second printings have sold out. Oxford University Press is now preparing a third print run to be available July 5. The third printing is expected to sell out quickly. Reserve yours at the link below.

With concerts and other events canceled during the pandemic, I am staying busy with a series of “Piano Pandemictivities” on YouTube and lots of improvisation on Improv Planet.

The new book is in progress. I might call it “Historic Improvisation in Concert” or something like that. It will build on my first book and show how to develop advanced abilities that result in concert-worthy improvisations.