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Two Jobs, Activities and the Sho Hondo Convention

by James C. Stephens

August 21, 1973

I realize I haven’t written in my diary for awhile, but sometimes it’s difficult to write of your experiences. 669 more words

How I See It

I just want to write for a minute.

By now, it’s been national news. By now it’s also probably almost forgotten outside of New Orleans. After all, we are a violent city. 472 more words

Ray Laskowitz

"If you can't pay for shoes why do you want a Cadillac?"

by James C. Stephens

August 5, 1973

Kosenrufu Gongyo with Mr. Kikumura

Gosho-A Reply to Myoshinama-Gozen.

‘Everytime when we have Gosho study, I’m sure new members wonder what in the hell is this all about? 941 more words

Festive Concert with Fulham Brass Band for Shelter

The Gallery Singers annual Christmas concert this year raising money the Shelter Charity http://england.shelter.org.uk/

We will be joined by the Fulham Brass Band!

Tickets £10 on the door and £7 in advance (70p booking fee) 108 more words

News & Events

It's Christmas - well, not quite...

Once again, the Junior Band got the festive season underway at the Freckleton C of E Primary School Christmas Market playing carols in a packed hall. 22 more words


Gakkai Spirit Shakes Dodger Stadium

by James C. Stephens

June 3, 1973

We took an oath with Mr. Williams to learn the Kaimoku Sho and to memorize the entire Gosho. 158 more words

Do percussionists still play xylophone solos?

Or is it all marimba these days?

I grew up with the xylophone. Nearly every band rehearsal room had one in some state or another. Resonator tubes leaning against the wall with the other sections hidden under piles of music or even complete in the far corner of the band room covered in posters and cases invariably used as a table. 758 more words

Music Composition And Performance