Category Archives: Music

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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The Perfect Clarinet

If the world were perfect, it wouldn’t be. ~ Yogi Berra I have spent a lot of time helping family and friends find the perfect instrument within the constraints of their budgets. New musicians, young musicians, adult newbies and returning … Continue reading

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Phil Woods – Just the Way You Are

Originally posted on SDartSax:
Artist: Phil Woods Album: The Stranger (Billy Joel – 1977) Track: Just the Way You Are Note: This is the longer version, the ‘album’ version fades out much sooner, shortening the sax solo Instrument: Alto Sax Phil Woods passed away…

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Henry Ford, Privilege and Gayness

In 1913, Henry Ford started paying his workers $5 per day, a huge amount for the time and a more than 100% raise from what they were previously earning. It’s seen as a milestone in modern capitalism, the moment when…

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Music Notation Software Update 2015

Saw this article and wanted to put it in my reading file. The bottom line: Upgrade bottom line: SIBELIUS If you use Sibelius 7, I think that’s a good version to stick with for now. (that’s the version I use … Continue reading

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The Naked Truth

Originally posted on notquiteold:
WARNING:  I hate the thought of offending anyone, so if you do not want to read about lots of man-parts and lady-parts, please come back on a different day. I considered not writing this at all,…

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Music Accoutrements

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