Here’s a good friend, Carl Weissner, playing Chopin. He hasn’t played for, oh, about 50 years. “This is the schmaltzy version — Viennese,” he says. On top of that he’s combining two different pieces. “But,” he adds, “what the hell.”
(Recorded on my new little gizmo, a Flip Video Mino. The image is sharper when you play the video, and much sharper here when you click “watch in high quality.”)
And here’s a taste of the Caribbean on a summer day in Tompkins Square Park, NYC.
(The image is sharper when you play the video, and much sharper here when you click “watch in high quality.”)
Seems the Flip Video Mino will turn anyone into a videographer, especially me. It’s a democratization of sorts, and I don’t doubt that it lowers the tone of the industry.