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Time Out

 I hosted the Jam Zone for the Humboldt Folklife Society on Saturday.  It was a long day for the kid, as we had no tent and were tucked away from most of the festival around the corner and behind a building.   596 more words

180 cadence: grace, speed and focus

180 bpm.  Click click click. Three beats per second. The upper limits of the human heart. Roughly the tempo of Mirror in the Bathroom667 more words

Thinking About Running

app alert: tunable

Student cellists/musicians: this app tunable is brilliant! Here’s why:

  1. It shows you CLEARLY in pink or green if you are in tune or not, can play/hold a pitch for you to match, and shows you the consistency of your bowing (and sound output.) This is a big eye opener for beginning cellist!
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Music Recording

I drew this after a (frustrating) day spent recording audio by myself. Oh, well – at least I got a cartoon out of it.


Tommy Flanagan: Overseas (1957) Japan 1977

Selection: Chelsea Bridge (Strayhorn)


Possibly the signature tune of Overseas is the dreamy sublime chord changes of Billy Strayhorn’s Chelsea Bridge.Today, Chelsea Bridge is a far cry from Strayhorn’s, just busy traffic over the River Thames.   1,243 more words


Classical Guitar

I believe doing sport and playing musical instrument enrich people’s lives a lot.  I have been doing various kinds of sports since I was a teenager and sport makes up a significant part of my life.   501 more words