Joyce's World

Joyce's World
July 20th, 2016

I have a pesky question about playing outdoors at summer music festivals… What to do when a bug lands on the keyboard and there’s no time to flick it off? If it’s on a key I need (which is always) do I skip the note or smash the bug with committed accuracy?

June 3rd, 2016

I have just returned to Melbourne, Australia for the first time since paying $700 in luggage overage, but more on that later… In my life on the road I keep learning new tricks for navigating airports to get to my engagements on time.

May 6th, 2016

I arrived in Pasadena before my luggage did this past weekend, and had a few scary hours facing the prospect of going onstage in my yoga pants to play Ravel. But the airline delivered and I also made it through the first of six different concertos in a row over the next few weeks.

January 8th, 2016

#1: I want to cook more, drink less, and stop eating fried food in airports. I have an exercise regimen at home and in hotel rooms, but in between I totally fail. Airports are dangerous places! So when I have a choice between nachos and salad, I will try to choose the salad…