Category Archives: Video

Woody Herman, “Four Brothers”

The song features four saxes (three tenors and one baritone) in an arrangement that gives each “brother” a solo and culminates in a hard-swinging sax section chorus. The song so typifies the sound of Woody Herman’s second “Herd” that the band … Continue reading

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Neurowear. For the Hello Kitty in You!

From the video: We created new human’s organs that use brain wave sensor. “Necomimi”is the new communication tool that augments human’s body and ability. “necomimi”will be released in the end of this year. Price, color and any other gadgets … Continue reading

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Ben Law: The House of Straw

Eolake points to this video this week, one of his favorite Woodman videos. Ben Law lives and works at Prickly Nut Woods in West Sussex, where apart from making a living from coppicing he trains apprentices and runs courses on … 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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GIZMODO, This is what Pi Sounds Like

Happy Pi day folks! Math teachers, students and scientists are celebrating Pi Day today. Pi is a Greek letter and the symbol used for the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. It is a number with … Continue reading

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Microsoft Jazz Band does Zoot Suit Riot

The MJB performed their first gig (of five per year) on Seattle’s Eastside at the Third Place Commons. Did I mention how much I love working at Microsoft? We usually have two practices before a gig and the roster rotates … Continue reading

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Seinfeld: "Jerry the Great" re-cut trailer

TRMusic sez of his video, “My fourth Seinfeld video: Jerry hatches a plot to take over the world with his side kick George. But in the end, Jerry wants to take all the spoils for himself while leaving George out … Continue reading

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Funky, exotic sax lady

The Bassic Sax blog sez, “Today’s post is a comedic one. Marcellina, the Hungarian musician known for playing white, and more recently black saxophones, posted a video on her YouTube channel in December titled Andrea.” A tip o’ the cap … Continue reading

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VibratoSax: The Amazing Plastic Sax

Meet the amazing plastic sax, the VibratoSax introduced and made available in 2010. The first models are around $400 plus shipping at last check. You might remember that Charlie Parker played the first ever (and last I think) plastic alto … Continue reading

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The Paper Flute

Matt Stohrer, an instrument repair tech and a very creative person, points out this video describing the process of creating a flute from paper. [Correction: Minor correction though: they aren’t paper, although they are printed. Its a plastic of some … Continue reading

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