At one point last night I was sitting on a doorstep with 4 people when a slender white cat steadfastly started climbing a tall tree. Everyone chimed in about how […]

There are some unreal compilations on youtube of people at fairs riding the Slingshot which seems to propel people upwards at high velocities then allow substantial free fall. The amazing […]

A few years ago I learned when orchestral players audition they do so behind a curtain. The hiring committee doesn’t know what they look like only the sound they generate. […]

The old Russian conductor admired for musical surprises said in the final interview he owed everything to not thinking about it.

Last week I went to the open stage called R.I.S.E. in Scarborough for the 2cnd time. Unlike the other open stages I know, R.I.S.E. is predominantly hip hop youth, community […]

Many times distracted and so suffers the music.¬†Maybe it is a maturity thing, but the last show with John Oswald, was meaningful for all the right reasons, shooting for a […]

She plays white notes in the middle of the piano with both hands slowly, random spots. I join on the upper register at same speed just different random white notes. […]

One of them wants to have a meeting to discuss the performance after it is over, fine with me and yet I don’t seem to be able to get it […]

Some artists I admire most coincidentally supplied promoters with the best bios. ¬† . Sam Larkin milked the cow morning and evening when he was six years old. And continued […]

An older trumpet player, an improvisor, Herbie Spanier. Parachuted into some punk groups in the mid 80s. He was born in the 1920s. He was in his own world but […]