Book Notes

KBACH/Changing Hands Book Store Book Notes for December, 2014 "a very fine accounting of a wonderful life and career in music from a woman who is inspirational on many levels, in many ways, not just in the arts but in life as well" -- Randy Kinkel, KBACH Listen:
KBACH/Changing Hands Bookstore Book Notes, Nov. 2014 A new manifesto on the creative process from a master of the impossible-- "Creativity: The Perfect Crime" by Philippe Petit, the man who walked a high wire between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center. Listen:
KBACH/Changing Hands Bookstore Book Notes Selection for September, 2014

If you've ever thought about going back and picking up that old instrument you used to play as a kid, Ari Goldman's book "The Late Starter orchestra" may just give you the inspiration you need to do it.  Goldman, a former new York Times Reporter and Author of the book "The Search For God at Harvard", now teaches Journalism at Columbia, but once upon a time, he was a cellist.  or at least a cello student.  he decides to start playing again, and finds the group of amaeur string players called "The Late Starters Orchestra" that meets every week in an abandoned coat factory in Ma

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KBACH/ Changing Hands Book Notes Selection, Summer, 2014

The KBACH/Changing Hands Book Notes Selection for Summer is the new novel "Song of the Shank" by Jeffrey Renard Allen based on the true story of 19th-century African-American Musical Savant Tom Wiggins, aka "Blind Tom". "An engrossing read based on an incredible but true story"... --Randy Kinkel, KBACH

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KBACH/Changing Hands Book Notes Selection for May,2014 ;"Beethoven-- The Man Revealed" by John Suchet

KBACH/Changing Hands Book Notes Selection for May, 2014; "Beethoven-- The Man Revealed"  by John Suchet.  ..."a readable, intimate portrait of a musical genius whose personality is too often obscured by hyperbole..."  -Randy Kinkel, KBACH

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