Category Archives: YouTube

Jim Schmidt’s Linear Fingering System for Sax

“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

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Viral Video Shows the Extent of U.S. Wealth Inequality

Think you know where the money is distributed in the US? Think again. Mashable: The issue of wealth inequality across the United States is well known, but this video shows you the extent of that imbalance in dramatic and graphic … Continue reading

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Please Grandpa

Grandparents can be special in their own ways. The song in this video is Youth, done by the band Daughter.

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Microsoft Jumpin’ Jive Orchestra

“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.

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Free Stuff

“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

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Microsoft Jumpin’ Jive Orchestra ~ 2012

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

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First World Problems

“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

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Parenting 101: You’re Fired

“Most people work just hard enough not to get fired and get paid just enough money not to quit.” ~ George Carlin When my two kids became old enough to have chores I took each of them, to the back … Continue reading

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The invisible citizen

Eastwooding: Taking advantage of a Celebrity moment in Social media to gratuitously promote your cause. Picture from Pinterest, Tumbler, and Facebook as part of the Eastwood meme. Mitt Romney probably hoped that surprise guest Clint Eastwood would make his day … Continue reading

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Free Blues Backing Tracks

“Blues is easy to play, but hard to feel.” ~ Jimi Hendrix I was setting up a team event at work last month. I always chose a music them and this time was no exception. We have access at Amazon … Continue reading

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