Category Archives: Big Band

The Life of a Musician ~ Take 123

Only a dedicated musician would take $20,000 in instruments in his $500 car, 50 miles one way to make $20. ~ Anon The holiday season is upon us and for most musicians this is a busy time. I am an … Continue reading

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Suzy’s Clarinet Microphone ~ AMT WS

I purchased this mic for Suzy to help her with some clarinet solos. It’s amazing and I use it with my bari when I sit next to it as it picks up the bari when I lean towards it on … Continue reading

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In the Mood 2013 ~ Charity Theater Run

What a great theater run this year for the Sky Notes Orchestra. I will have some videos next week. A message from the war front to our friends watching our house, “If you forgot to feed the cat, don’t bother … Continue reading

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Squirrel Nut Zippers

I accidently found a recording of this band and just loved the bari sax line. So I thought I’d drop this here so that I can find it later, especially if I ever do a small jazz ensemble again. The … Continue reading

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Microsoft Jumpin’ Jive Orchestra Vocalists–Roger Bare

The Microsoft Jumpin’ Jive Orchestra shares this number sung by our own Roger Bare. This dance was at the Third Place Books Big Band dance.

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Photos: Microsoft Jumpin’ Jive Orchestra 2013

   More photos of the Microsoft Jumpin’ Jive Orchestra from the  David Nadalin and Nadalin Photography.

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MJJO at the Jumpin’ Jive to Thrive dance 2013

Suzy joins me on tenor for this event. I *really* like performances where she can make it. Since she works nights, she isn’t always available.

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