Monthly Archives: July 2009

A Capitol Weekend

I had two gigs with the Java Jews this weekend; one at Beaverdale Park – as part of Jazz in July (free music every night in July) sponsored by the Metro Arts Alliance –  and one at the Des Moines … Continue reading

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Fan Gets McCartney Autograph Tattoo

Audrey McCombes, a lucky fan at a Paul McCartney concert was invited onstage after she held up a sign that read “Sign my arm so I can get it tattooed”. From Times and Transcript of Canada, here is the complete … Continue reading

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Play Me I’m Yours

I just saw a great feature on CBS Sunday Morning about a wonderful public art/music program in London, “Play Me I’m Yours.” It is an installation that is touring the world created by Luke Jerram, involving placing thirty pianos outside … Continue reading

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Sam Pilafian on life/music skills

I stumbled upon this great video and just had to share it. It is an excellent example of Sam Pilafian’s talent for inspiring and educating through his articulate and expert speaking. He speaks of something that is probably true to … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World Vacation

We just recently returned from a five-day vacation to Walt Disney World. Despite frequent rain, and warm weather, we had a great time. Here are some tips and resources I found helpful in planning and enjoying our time there: Tour … Continue reading

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