Archive for Karl Grant

For the Sake of the Process

This musician, by all outward appearances devoted to jazz (as opposed to classical or pop) is moved in his soul more often than not by music that is not jazz.  How can it be that a jazz piano student enjoys listening to and playing music of the European masters more so than jazz? What am […]

An American in Amsterdam

This is my debut in the Amsterdam café-writing scene. Truth be told, this is my first time in any kind of establishment in Amsterdam, and I have been here for four weeks.  Maybe I created an association between spending time in the city with being moderately underwhelming thanks to orientation week.  This is not entirely […]