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I am very sorry to say that A. Bruce Milne, 73, died Wednesday (Feb. 10, 2010) at his home. More info...

Bruce Milne(Jun, 2002) Bruce lives with his wife Christine in Fairfield Harbour, a gated waterfront community just outside of New Bern, North Carolina. They have lived there for about a year, moving to New Bern from the Finger Lakes area of New York State. Bruce is a 72-year-old retired school librarian and history teacher who plays mostly for his own "amazement".

Musical Background: Back in the late 1950's, I went into town to buy a harmonica and came home with a small Baldwin spinet organ. Took some lessons from a great teacher who was a theatre organ aficionado, and had a 3-manual Wurlitzer theatre organ in his studio, along with a Hammond B-3.

From 1981 to 1991 I never touched a keyboard, then was visiting a mall one day and saw a Technics keyboard on display. Have been trying to "relearn" what little I knew prior to 1981 ever since. I use fake books, and all my recordings are done live. Haven't mastered laying down tracks yet. I used a computer program called Noteworthy Composer to enter notation, and leave a space at the bottom of the printed page for notes about the PSR-2000 setup for each song.

Before purchasing the PSR-2000, I had a Technics, Casio and Yamaha PSR-730. I play with the full fingered mode, as I like to experiment with counter melodies, etc. Listening to all the other great keyboardists that have submitted their work to this project, I place myself pretty much at the bottom of the talent pool, but think it's great that we can learn so much from each other, regardless of our skill level.

Note: in fall of 2004, Bruce purchased the new PSR-3000. His 3rd volume was recorded on the PSR-3000. In November, 2008, Bruce has now moved up to a Tyros3.
- Joe Waters

Click on this link to download Bruce's complete MIDI library: BM-2k-3k-T3.zip.

Alphabetical List of MIDI Songs
Title T TS L C Style V K
As Time Goes By824/4NYBigBandBallad012k
Blue Eyes634/4NY04T3
Chanson D'Amour1264/4NYOrchestraSwing1033k
Cheek To Cheek1254/4NYTapDanceSwing04T3
Cry Me A River724/4NY04T3
Cry Me A River804/4NYLoungePiano022k
Deep Purple1204/4NY04T3
Dream1064/4NYGypsyRumba012k
Entertainer, The1304/4NY012k
Georgia On My Mind804/4NYBluesBallad022k
Girl From Ipanema1134/4NYBeguine022k
How Deep Is Your Love1004/4NYBeguine022k
How High The Moon1524/4NYAcousticJazz033k
I Can See Clearly Now1134/4NYBeguine022k
I'll Be Home For Christmas944/4NY04T3
I'll Get By804/4NY012k
In The Wee Small Hours Of The Moning634/4NY04T3
It Had To Be You824/4NYBigBandBallad012k
It's All Right With Me1524/4NYAcousticJazz033k
Love Story1204/4NYHeartBeat022k
Music To Watch Girls By1304/4NYBigBandMid2012k
Nearness Of You, The724/4NY12-8Ballad033k
Night And Day1134/4NYBeguine033k
No Moon At All1264/4NYOrchestraSwing1033k
Nobody Does It Better804/4NYMovieBallad022k
Perfidia904/4NYSwing2012k
Quiet Nights Of Quiet Stars1064/4NYGypsyRumba012k
Ready To Take A Chance Again1004/4NYMovieBallad022k
Satin Doll1204/4NY30sBigBand022k
Shadow Of Your Smile, The754/4NYOrganBallad012k
Small Hotel704/4NYCoolJazzBallad033k
Someone To Watch Over Me704/4NYCoolJazzBallad033k
Speak Low1134/4NYBeguine04T3
Summer Samba1134/4NYBeguine04T3
These Foolish Things804/4NYCoolJazzBallad033k
Tonight I Celebrate My Love704/4NYBluesBallad022k
Walkin' After Midnight904/4NYMovieSwing033k
We'll Be Together Again684/4NY04T3
What Now My Love1064/4NYGypsyRumba012k