Category Archives: Seattle

Meet the Super Geek League

This Seattle phenomenon is called the Super Geek League, where I have some friends playing with shock music.  I keep meaning to find time to go to their show and now that they are releasing their third CD, will have … Continue reading

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The Seattle Great Wheel (aka Ferris wheel)

So many family and friends have asked about the Seattle Great Wheel that I have created this blog post. Wikipedia sez, “The Seattle Great Wheel is a giant Ferris wheel at Pier 57 on Elliott Bay in Seattle, Washington, United … Continue reading

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Seattle Plans for a Biosphere ~ Seattle Sphere

Recently, the Amazon planners released this recommendation for how they would use the common area between their two new 22 floor building in the South Lake Union part of Seattle. “The intent behind the new design shown in the MUP … Continue reading

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A Tourist in Seattle

“To some extent, Seattle remains a frontier metropolis, a place where people can experiment with their lives, and change and grow and make things happen.” ~ Tom Robbins Dear tourist, we were talking about your trip here during our meeting … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day Homies

“You have to love a nation that celebrates its independence every July 4, not with a parade of guns, tanks, and soldiers who file by the White House in a show of strength and muscle, but with family picnics where … Continue reading

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The price of gas and other commuting atrocities

“The use of solar energy has not been opened up because the oil industry does not own the sun.”  ~Ralph Nader I was sitting on the bus last night and happened to look up from my iPad to see miles … Continue reading

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From my Bucket List: Small Ensemble Musings

“As good as I am, I’m nothing without my band.” ~ Steven Tyler I was thinking about some of the things on my bucket list, most of them job, family and music related. I am not brave enough to share … Continue reading

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Hard Core Jazz ~ Nice chops

I luv bumping into this stuff on UTube. Life is good in this, the modern age of computers. For your jazz listening pleasure, enjoy David Matthew’s Manhattan Jazz Orchestra’s take on “SuperSax”. my peeps. Got enough sax in your life? … Continue reading

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Get Your Pig On ~ Seattle BBQ

Saw this loverly mobile porkery this Summer in downtown Seattle when I was taking brother Pete and his lovely new wife to see the Pike Street Market. It just made Suzy and me laugh. Hope you enjoy seeing it as much … Continue reading

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Lament in Bb: Soloist Block

Ever wonder why more players can’t solo? I do. I used to think I was a decent soloist. That was until I started taking lessons. I’m in year 5 of lessons and I find that now that I understand more … Continue reading

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