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Matthew Stone’s YouTube recordings have long been a fav of mine, almost always inspires me to pick up my sax and give the song a go. (Click on picture for sound.) Published on 17 Jan 2013 About 25 years ago, … Continue reading
This lovely piece performed by Otis Murphy presented in a form allowing you to play along. Quite the workout indeed. There is so much altissimo in this one. Still a wonderful performance by Otis.
“We have to continually be jumping off cliffs and developing our wings on the way down.” ~ Kurt Vonnegut Jim Schmidt, inventor, musician, and part mad scientist has been working on a very unique sax fingering system that takes linear … Continue reading
Grandparents can be special in their own ways. The song in this video is Youth, done by the band Daughter.
“Talking about music is like dancing about architecture.” ~ Thelonious Monk Here is one of the videos we made of the Microsoft Jumpin’ Jive Orchestra last year. Enjoy.
“The best things in life are free.” ~ American Proverb It’s a foggy, northwest winter morning and I am on vacation from work. I have been meaning to capture some of the cool free stuff (or near free) I’ve discovered … Continue reading
My all-time favorite big band, that I’ve played in, is the Microsoft Jumpin’ Jive Orchestra. Here is a slow number to dance to with your sweetie. Made up of hobbyist musicians, backed up by some ringers, this band is just … Continue reading
“First World Problems: Problems from living in a wealthy, industrialized nation that third worlders would probably roll their eyes at.” ~ Urban Dictionary We started hearing about “the First World” during the cold war, used to describe countries aligned with … Continue reading