Category Archives: My World

Music Projects Galore

If music be the food of love, play on. ~ William Shakespeare Through the last ten years I have been collecting piano books with the idea that I might co-opt one of the songs to create a sax quartet. I … Continue reading

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Pay Raise and Retirement Tips and Tricks

“I believe that the biggest mistake that most people make when it comes to their retirement is they do not plan for it. They take the same route as Alice in the story from “Alice in Wonderland,” in which the … Continue reading

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Music = Life

“And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche I was putting away my sax the other day and was struck, once again, with the amazing realization … Continue reading

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So I dropped my sax …

I was notified that our principal saxophonist (in the WCB) wasn’t going to make it to practice, so I pulled out my Selmer Ref 54 hummingbird to work on the lovely but gnarly alto sax solo in Armenian Dances. It’s … Continue reading

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What is a Musician?

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Why Music, Why a Musician? One Man’s Story.

“Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.” ~ Plato At one time, I thought I would, no should become … Continue reading

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Chickens, rats, and a trap

The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win, you’re still a rat. ~ Lily Tomlin We had a growing rat problem, not in the coop … yet. But still, seeing 6 to 8 rats in the … Continue reading

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