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A Simple Sonata

Posted by on Sep 30, 2016 in Audio, Featured | 1 comment

Around five minutes of solo piano. Three years of playing, and this is something new, composed, and particular. According to my mentor, this is “the first thing you have played that I understand”. Success! Playing with the 1-3-5-7 in C-major, with a little bit of B. Enjoy!

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Piano Track: C-Major 1-5-3-7-3-5-1

Posted by on Jul 20, 2016 in Audio | 0 comments

A simple bit from the studio. Left: C-Major 1-5-3-7-3-5-1 w/ bells & whistles :thgiR

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Piano @ the Studio, May 25th, 2016

Posted by on May 25, 2016 in Audio, Featured | 0 comments

Twas a dark and stormy night in May. ~4 variations on a theme.

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Piano @ the Capitol w/Dustin Baxter

Posted by on Feb 7, 2016 in Audio, Featured | 1 comment

Recorded February 5th, 2016 in the beautiful and reverberating rotunda of the Capitol building in Topeka, Kansas. Featuring your mad pianist, Garret C. Tufte, and classical piano maestro Dustin Baxter.

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Winter Rambling

Posted by on Dec 24, 2015 in Audio, Featured | 1 comment

5 minutes of improv piano from the 23rd of December, 2015. Merry Christmas!

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Champions!

Posted by on Nov 3, 2015 in Audio | 1 comment

Celebrating with a bit of piano after the Royals’ World Series win. Enjoy!

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Halloween 2015

Posted by on Nov 3, 2015 in Audio, Poetry | 0 comments

Begins with a bit of free verse. Piano starts at the 12 minute mark. Gets a bit wild, if you could believe it. Enjoy!

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Piano at the Capitol – April 24th, 2015

Posted by on Apr 25, 2015 in Audio | 0 comments

https://www.tuftesvariations.com/wp-content/uploads/April24thCapitol.mp3   Special “April 24th” edition. I’ve been a bit quiet with the words previously, but will stay silent no longer! Ha,...

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Piano at the Capitol – April 17th, 2015

Posted by on Apr 25, 2015 in Audio | 1 comment

Yep, doing it again. Check out the last 10 minutes, they’re probably the best of the hour. Enjoy!

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Piano at the Capitol – April 10th, 2015

Posted by on Apr 25, 2015 in Audio | 1 comment

More of the atmospheric, willy-nilly, exercise of the fingers, and exploration of the range. Enjoy!

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