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Musical Instrument Museum - Not Just About the Instruments

Phoenix, Arizona.

Last week’s Travel Tuesday featured a visit to the Musical Instrument Museum and I promised to feature more about the performers who play those instruments that entertain us so. 320 more words


Al Stewart with Dave Nachmanoff 07.15.16

Over the past couple of months I have been lucky enough to re-live my late teens and early 20s by either re-seeing or finally seeing musicians I had missed.  819 more words


Musical Instrument Museum - Music with a Global Reach

Phoenix, Arizona.

Tripadvisor’s unlikely number 1 attraction in Phoenix is dedicated to the history and culture of musical instruments. Indeed, I love music and spend hours daily listening to a variety of genres via satellite radio or Internet streaming. 687 more words


How cultures unite in the multiple stories of their music

My father’s life was a collection of multiple stories: growing up Jewish in a huge extended family in southwestern Germany; escaping the Holocaust as a teenager in 1938; and eventually marrying and settling down in the United States. 1,059 more words

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MIM Adventures

I don’t post many personal things for many reasons the main reason being I wanted to use this as a way to publish my work and be able to express not myself, not tell my life story. 477 more words


On exhibit now at the Musical Instrument Museum

Exhibit displays instruments from remarkable group

Amid a massive landfill in Cateura, Paraguay, children find hope by making music on instruments built from recycled trash. 155 more words