About me

My name is Amy Duncan. I’m a native-born New Yorker who has been living in Rio de Janeiro since 1999. I’m a pianist/composer/arranger and have a 10-piece band, Brass Tacks, for which I do write all the music. I have also been a journalist, among the many other jobs I’ve done in my life. I’ve written a book about my life, and this blog is about the book and anything else that may come to mind!

27 responses to “About me

  1. Now that will be a book worth reading, my friend ~ hope you’re practicing your signature, because we’ll all be wanting an autographed copy! 😀 Happy Composing!! xoxo

  2. I wish I could autograph them, but so far it looks as if it’ll be just an e-book. For me to have hard copies, I’d have to have them sent here and then sent back to the USA…doesn’t make much sense…unless I could find an “agent” in the USA…who know? Anything is possible! 😀

  3. This is awesome Amy! Absolutely want an autographed copy also!! We obviously have some catching up to do – lol! All my love, support, and great joy for your work………<3

  4. I like the way you look at yourself, your life, your circumstances and write about it so clearly and honestly. 🙂

  5. Antonio Almeida

    Puxa… que legal seu blog!!!
    Vou frequentar :)))

  6. Very cool, Ms. Amy! I will look forward to reading your blog regularly!

  7. I have nominated you for the “One Lovely Blog Award” in admiration of your inspiring work. I hope you like it. Check it out here http://gladiuspoeticus.wordpress.com/one-lovely-blog-award/

  8. Thanks for understanding!

  9. So happy to have come across your blog this evening! Many of your post headings look really interesting. I will certainly return. 😀 ~Beth

  10. Nineteenfifteen

    I’d love to hear this CD you recorded 🙂

  11. Hi Nineteenfifteen! You can hear it here!

    Let me know what you think!

  12. as a trumpet player, you intrigued me by the “brass” in Brass Tacks. Then I went to the soundcloud site… wow! I love the sound! Look forward to reading more about you. Thanks

  13. The Commonzense of Saint James

    Blessings on your journey. Thanks for visiting my blog and for taking the time to comment,

  14. ciao! luvFAB blog.
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  15. Hi Amy, you wrote a justifiable bad review on Amazon about my book a couple of years ago based on its bad grammar and poor revision. I have sent it to a professional and am about to re-launch it. Could you please consider re-writing it?

  16. Great! I’m happy to do a new review, but I wanted to see it first. If it still has mistakes, you should hire ME as your editor! 😀 Anyway, it IS a very good book, and good books deserve good edits. I was so grateful to my editor, who saved me from some serious mistakes I almost made! I’ll take the old review of your book down now.

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