Tag: music-making

March 13, 2009

Well, not so much a new toy, rather an new copy of an old one. On my 21st birthday, oh so many years ago (OK, if you insist – 1980), my parents bought me a new guitar. I had been learning on a second-hand Yamaha…

March 13, 2009

Came across this great guitar blog today, which I thought was terrific fun. Take a look at the weird and wonderful guitars this guy has discovered.

March 13, 2009

Just got back from a terrific folk circle at the George Hotel, Leadenham. Tim and Annie had mentioned it to me, and they were there, as well as Tim’s parents and his sister. A good turnout, about a dozen or so performers, and some listeners.…

February 10, 2009

I haven’t spoken about this up to now, as I didn’t want to spoil any surprises.At the end of November, last year, Mike Whitaker asked me if I would play drums for a live dramatic performance of the "Before The Dawn" song series (or, at…

January 6, 2009

Eating Well – A Diet Blog:January 6, 2009 6:50 P.M. Weight: 359.6 lbs. I’ve been asked to help out on percussion for some friends who are playing a gig in February. Thinking back, it has been over a year since I last played the drums.…

August 6, 2008

A couple of years ago, I used to go to The Acoustic Sessions, a monthly acoustic music club in nearby Barnack. Unfortunately, not many other local folk I know seemed interested in going along, and after a while, you get fed up of going on…