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Finding that *Perfect* Community Band

I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was … Continue reading

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Community Band Drama ~ Johan de Meij’s “Gollum”

I was listening to this video, yet again, and marveling at how much of the band dynamics were captured. Filmed by a musician and arranger, Jeff Keith, he pans to the soloist right in time, does a lovely split screen … Continue reading

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From my Bucket List: Small Ensemble Musings

“As good as I am, I’m nothing without my band.” ~ Steven Tyler I was thinking about some of the things on my bucket list, most of them job, family and music related. I am not brave enough to share … Continue reading

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A night out with the Woodinville Community Band

Suzy and I have been members of the Woodinville Community Band for over seven years now. I have been the sax section leader and joined the board six years ago as the Event Coordinator. Suzy has been in the clarinet … Continue reading

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EMJO does WinterFest 2010

I recorded the Eastside Modern Jazz Orchestra last weekend as a favor to my many friends in the band. I had just purchased the Sony HD Blogger video camera because my high-end but older video camera could only record 28 … Continue reading

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The Music Ambassadors

The WCB Music Ambassadors is an adjunct of the Woodinville Community Band made up of hobbyist musicians from Seattle’s eastside. A number of small group ensembles, we meet prior to our major Woodinville Community Band concerts. Today you will hear … Continue reading

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