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“Making music together is the best way for two people to become friends.” ~ Hermann Hesse This year I decided to take my band to a recording studio, TopOfTheHill Music Studio. This is the second time I’ve done this. The … Continue reading
Good management is the art of making problems so interesting and their solutions so constructive that everyone wants to get to work and deal with them. ~ Paul Hawken Today I was spending another two hours putting the solo tenor … Continue reading
Photographer Mark Gladding took some pictures of my band at a charity event last weekend. I’ve seen maybe ten of the hundreds of photos he shot. This one is my favorite so far: Robin Hilt is one very special and … Continue reading
“Once again, we come to the Holiday Season, a deeply religious time that each of us observes, in his own way, by going to the mall of his choice.” ~ Dave Barry On the tenth anniversary of this swing band … Continue reading
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.
More photos of the Microsoft Jumpin’ Jive Orchestra from the David Nadalin and Nadalin Photography.
“You don’t take a photograph. You ask, quietly, to borrow it.” ~Anon I asked a friend of mine to take some photos at the last Microsoft Jumpin’ Jive Orchestra gig. We have a lot of fun playing swing music, especially … Continue reading
I am designing the next band fronts for my band. Do y’all have a fav? I’m leaning toward the black background with the font from the white sample above. But I actually like all of these. We were … Continue reading
“I’ve often cringed when I heard myself described as a jazz singer. I’ve always thought of myself as a jazz vocalist.” ~ Cassandra Wilson After a gig at Winterfest 2013 a young lady walked up to the band and said, … Continue reading