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A Composing Checklist

In my last post about my project to write a sketch a day, I talked about trying to compose purposely unfinished music, to stimulate players into completing it in performance using their improvisational spark and their knowledge of traditions such as jazz (or reggae, funk etc.). 915 more words


Call and Response: Pairs and Surprises

the pebbles
rolling all over the place
always in pairs

come explore
the unexpected
“There is no rush”
really just the beginning… 26 more words


Being White and Playing Black Music

A tricky one to talk about without seeming ridiculous (a great fear of mine). But since starting this blog 13 months back I’ve come upon too much good stuff not to share. 1,388 more words


Lord, you are good

Five days after Thanksgiving Day, we continue to encounter reminders to be thankful, as the Verse of the Day for November 29, 2016 encourages us: 444 more words

Application Of Biblical Principles

Notes and Neurons

In this video, Bobby McFerrin demonstrates how the human psyche revolves around music.  It is a little bit long, but it covers a lot of information.   31 more words


Call and Response: Walking and Talking

eyes are
open taste is
strange odors mingle with
fresh laundering ears tender with

It’s been awhile since I’ve answered the call of the wonderful… 33 more words