by Freida Marie Crump
Greetings from the Ridge.
Any piano student who ever slogged through John Thompson’s piano book Number Four (the one with the purple cover) knows The Spinning Song.
After slogging through pages and pages of Mr. Thompson’s scales and finger exercises, the floundering student came across a song that had two distinct qualities… it was easy and it sounded totally cool.
The left hand lays down a