Tag: Plays

Friends: Judge Carl Nassib by the way he plays, not his lifestyle | Local-news

MALVERN — Kevin Pellegrini’s known Carl Nassib since he was a teenager in middle school. But he first learned about his secret the day everyone else did – on June 21, when Nassib made the historic Instagram announcement from his West Chester backyard.

Looking into his smartphone, the defensive end for the Las Vegas Raiders matter-of-factly became the first active NFL player to come out as gay. It’s something that was unthinkable just a few years ago.

“I just wanted to take a quick moment to say that I’m gay,” Nassib said. “I’ve been meaning to do this for a

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Dan Tepfer Plays Bach Like You’ve Never Heard It Before: Upside Down : NPR

Pianist, composer and coder Dan Tepfer confronted pandemic isolation with ingenious technological solutions.

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Pianist, composer and coder Dan Tepfer confronted pandemic isolation with ingenious technological solutions.

Josh Goleman/courtesy of the artist

Sitting at the Yamaha grand piano in his Brooklyn apartment, surrounded by two laptops, an iPad, a monitor, a video camera and studio lights, Dan Tepfer plays the first of Bach’s “Goldberg” Variations. The piano is a Disklavier, which can record and play back. When he finishes, Tepfer taps a button on his iPad, triggering

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