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I'm a software developer originally from Boulder, CO, currently working at Khan Academy in Mountain View, CA. In my spare time, I contribute to React, make music, and cook.


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comment Why do minor keys sound “sad”?
@UlfÅkerstedt: Edited a bit, let me know if you think this is better.
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revised Why do minor keys sound “sad”?
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comment What stretches should I be do doing to reduce my chance of injury from long term playing?
Closing even though the linked question is guitar-specific because this question seems to broad to be answered well.
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comment Trumpet low C♯ and D
@Gauthier: Not sure why it happened, but using <pre> to wrap the text works and prevents jTab from kicking in.
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revised Trumpet low C♯ and D
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comment Trumpet low C♯ and D
@Gauthier: I simply merged in your "answer", as it belonged better as an edit to the question.
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on What is the importance of practicing scales on piano, and the proper fingering of them?
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comment Why are instrumental tracks also called “minus one tracks”?
Presumably simply an "instrumental track", as you noted in your original question.
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comment Why are instrumental tracks also called “minus one tracks”?
@Pacerier: What do you mean, what's the toothpaste definition of "minus one"?