Category Archives: Seattle

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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New Facebook Group: Musicians on Motorbikes

I was invited to join a new group on Facebook called “Musicians on Motorbikes “(MoM) by Benedikt of Switzerland today. So I joined and quickly submitted this picture in which I thought the contra alto clarinet would be considered eccentric. … Continue reading

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Weather: People will complain about anything!

“Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby.” ~Langston Hughes I keep seeing people dissing mother nature about the Summer that Seattle is having. Not … Continue reading

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So much joy, so little time…

In preparation for a cruise to Cozumel Suzy and I purchased matching iPad IIs. I don’t think I would have decided this was the right thing to do except that my Dad was gifted one and I helped him learn … Continue reading

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Is it Summer in Seattle yet?

On my day off from work, I’m seriously daydreaming about catching some rays on a warm Summer morning. In Seattle, that dream is at least two if not more months away. So this picture from the site caught my … Continue reading

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Seattle, aka the Emerald City ~ a visual postcard

Seattle… my home, picked with love from all the travels Suzy and I had while in the military. This visual postcard kinda speaks to the hidden gem that the Emerald City really is. Pssst, don’t tell anyone as there are … Continue reading

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Jim Cutler Jazz Orchestra ~ Tula’s Almost Every Sunday

For a long time I’ve been meaning to check out Tula’s in Seattle. It is located in the Belltown district which is not my favorite part of Seattle (think dodgy). I also wanted to hear the Jim Cutler Jazz Orchestra … Continue reading

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Seattle: A Night at Teatro ZinZanni

Risqué, naughty, funny, and with a steady background of memorable music, Suzy and I were very impressed with the Teatro ZinZanni  experience. 3.5 hours seemed at first to be a lot of time for a dinner. In reality, the night … Continue reading

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