Tag: music

Orchestrating Change Phase 3 Post Production | Indiegogo

The Indiegogo fundraising campaign to raise the necessary money to complete post-production on the “Orchestrating Change” documentary is about 58% of the way to its goal. Please help with a donation and help make this documentary on the legendary Me2/Orchestra a reality. Me2/Orchestra includes…

Orchestrating Change: Final Push

Many of you know that a documentary on Me2/Orchestra and mental illness has been in the works for a couple of years. The film will be called “Orchestrating Change” and I was one of several members of the orchestra who were interviewed for it….

Awooooo!

You know the drill: you’re on vacation, you go to a bar or club or something, and the owners stick a performer out there on a guitar with instructions to “keep ’em happy so they’ll keep buyin’.” Usually the musicians in question are fairly…

If only we had kids to embarrass by doing stuff like this…

Carole and Jay: Love Shack 2016

Music

I don’t know how those of you who live outside major media markets stay in touch with current music — since I don’t watch TV or listen to commercial radio and am not exposed to it on the subway and so on, I’m kind…

What I’m Listening To This Christmas

I’ve got all this downtime because I didn’t use any vacation to speak of all year — I’m basically taking December off. Unfortunately, Carole’s working, so I’ve got the shortest days of the year in this wintry northern climate ALL TO MYSELF. It’d be…

Superplagal cadence?

In music theory, a cadence is a “melodic or harmonic configuration that creates a sense of repose or resolution” (thanks, Wikipedia; thanks, Harvard Dictionary of Music). The most basic cadence, also called authentic or standard cadence, ends in the chords V-I. (If you don’t…

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