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The Miracle of Music: Lights, Camera, Labor

As I approached Demarest Hall* on Sunday afternoon while scurrying to find my key, I could hear, from below my feet, the faint strums of a guitar, beats of a drum, and voice of a young man on the verge of something so wrong, it was right. 684 more words

Blowin' Up

My world performance debut on the harmonica is in a couple weeks, and I’m pretty excited. I was asked to play with a band at KDUR’s Tom Petty cover night. 834 more words

Columns And Essays

Band Practice~12/3/17

Tory and I FINALLY got together to lay down some tracks.  My left wrist cramped up after a few run-throughs of some simple power chords, so my skill level hasn’t changed too much. 91 more words

Garage Band Blues


Metronome: The Musician's Bane

If a metronome was portrayed as an animal in a National Geographic special, I think it would read something like this:

“The elusive metronome is a discrete predatory species and goes largely unnoticed and ignored on a day-to-day basis within the animal kingdom. 601 more words


Trappist Band Practice

Somewhere in El Sereno

Phil Vera- Guitar. Chris Dodge-Bass. Ryan Harkins-Drums.


Shot with: Minolta X-370

Film: Ilford 400 & Arista Ultra EDU 400

How to Reach a High Note

Being in a band is a lot of fun. You get to make music with your friends and you have the chance to influence people you don’t even know. 520 more words