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Musician Mike Garson had a decades long collaboration and deep friendship with David Bowie that encompasses 20 records and over 600 live concerts. In this series Mike takes us behind the scenes of some truly historic musical moments to reflect on culture, life, and creativity as a force for change.

Bowie's Piano Man with Mike Garson Mike Garson

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    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

Musician Mike Garson had a decades long collaboration and deep friendship with David Bowie that encompasses 20 records and over 600 live concerts. In this series Mike takes us behind the scenes of some truly historic musical moments to reflect on culture, life, and creativity as a force for change.

    Becoming The Piano Man in 1960's NYC

    Becoming The Piano Man in 1960's NYC

    In this episode Mike takes us to New York City in the 1960's, where he comes face to face with the likes John Coltrane, Bill Evans, and Herbie Hancock. We talk about the impact these and other teachers had on his music, and how Mike's hands seem to know who is in the audience, even if he doesn't.

    • 33 min
    Aladdin Sane and the Piano Solo Heard Around the World

    Aladdin Sane and the Piano Solo Heard Around the World

    “Mike’s piano parts in Aladdin Sane changed my life.” --LADY GAGA2023 marks the 50th anniversary of the Bowie album Aladdin Sane, which has been ranked by Rolling Stone and NME in the 500 greatest albums of all time, and in the top 100 albums of the 1970's by Pitchfork.The follow up to the Ziggy Stardust album, Aladdin Sane is a tour de force for new band member Mike Garson, who moves effortlessly between styles and genres: from the Romantic era vocabulary of Chopin and Liszt to 1930's ...

    • 47 min

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stay sharp mike! kristin turner here from san diego, california

five stars already across all switches and doohickeys ;) #bowiestrong #bowieforever #rip 1947 and beyond to infinity

i don’t wanna be snobby but some is in this mixed bag we call life so i needed a come to jesus moment from childhood and onwards! still wip on school to become a teacher but also a peer guide for special education students who have down syndrome

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