Not This Not That 2021

At this stage of the pandemic we need to accept and be graceful and kind as we are living  with vagueness, ambiguity and hope for resolution. This piece is responsive to that plight.   Copyright © 2021 Stanley Sagov Stanley SagovStanley Sagov leads an intense dual life as a physician (Family Practice Group, The Sagov…

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2 Chord Too Bad

Here’s my reflections on experiences during this pandemic. They include memories of the piece I wrote and recorded as a teenager in South Africa. Today, in my 78th year, I was moved to recreate that music. I’m still searching and finding….     Copyright © 2021 Stanley Sagov Stanley SagovStanley Sagov leads an intense dual…

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Friday Night @ the Cadillac, Fresh Version

So today I am sending myself and any listeners an optimistic expression of optimism as we’re poised to enter a post vaccine pandemic phase. Can spring be  far away???   Copyright © 2021 Stanley Sagov Stanley SagovStanley Sagov leads an intense dual life as a physician (Family Practice Group, The Sagov Center for Family Medicine)…

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Nardis 2021

Brilliant original musicians (Miles Davis and Bill Evans ) serve as a today’s daily refuge and inspiration for this musician playing by himself during the pandemic.     Stanley SagovStanley Sagov leads an intense dual life as a physician (Family Practice Group, The Sagov Center for Family Medicine) and jazz pianist/composer. He is the leader…

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Minority Rules Could Sound Like This

The blues is about acknowledging challenges and hardship and also expresses the momentum to complain and go on keeping on….Even to have fierce propulsive joy as we deal with the confluence of turbulence in our world.     Copyright © 2021 Stanley Sagov   Stanley SagovStanley Sagov leads an intense dual life as a physician…

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It Never Entered My Mind

Sometimes I love to express the nostalgia and mixed feelings about being surprised and unaware. And these times certainly are filled with elements of surprise and opportunities for nostalgia.     Copyright © 2021 Stanley Sagov Stanley SagovStanley Sagov leads an intense dual life as a physician (Family Practice Group, The Sagov Center for Family…

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Avinu Avinu Avinu #2

I find myself playing familiar music. This  putting old wine in newish bottles is expressing something important for me as we weather the turbulence of the transition. Makes me wonder, what is it that remains true while we respond to so much evidence of challenge and division in our society? I rest in the music while…

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Acoustic Slinky Jazz Funk

I need a little jazz funk every now and then to weather the heavy weather. This piece is my response to what’s going on. And on and on out there. Seems to fit the bill.   Copyright © 2020 Stanley Sagov Stanley SagovStanley Sagov leads an intense dual life as a physician (Family Practice Group,…

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Alternative Mode 2 .2020

Since I’m not playing with other musicians in public during the pandemic, I find myself curating my own music. I’ve always liked this piece, which I wrote for my recital at the New England Conservatory—in 1973. We were getting excited back then by fusing jazz and rock! Stanley Sagov · Alternative Mode 2 .2020  …

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Pre-Election Sunday

I’m struggling to get through these pre-election days and turning to music for solace and engagement. So, this morning, two days before the upcoming monumental event, I composed this piece and sketched my feelings as well.   Stanley Sagov · a day in a life pre-election sunday2020   Copyright © 2020 Stanley Sagov Stanley SagovStanley…

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