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by Nenad Georgievski
By comparison, rarely anyone has ever had as diverse career within the music business as pianist Mike Garson. A jazz pianist and a teacher, he went to become one of singer David Bowie's most trusted and longest working sideman. At the start of the '70s, he was touted to Bowie and The Spiders from Mars who were in need of a pianist for their Ziggy Stardust" tour in America in 1972. After a very brief audition, he was hired for ...read more
by Jim Santella
Mike Garson's musical conversations come from deep within. His family, as the closest entity to his heart, deserves to be celebrated in song. So, with his acoustic piano trio and featured guests, he delivers thirteen compositions with brief connecting interludes, to tell his stories in vivid detail and with appropriate moods. There's The Mystery and the Awe" that comes from family relationships, the Trials and Revelations" that families manage to survive, Yearnings" for the best all around, and the Miracle ...read more