Welcome to Camp MMWAn introspective week of musical exploration deep within the Catskill Mountains. Get ready to discover your musical inspiration. Camp MMW is taught and hosted by John Modeski, Billy Martin and Chris Wood. Did I mention the food?!?
Monthly Archives: July 2011
I just got off the phone with my with my friend and fellow Camp MMW 2009 alumni Hurricane and he let me know that he would be picking me up at my apartment in Greenpoint Brooklyn tomorrow at about 11am … Continue reading
Saturday – Day 5 We awoke today treated to our standard breakfast with French toast and that coffee cake I like so much. Then off to ensemble practice with Chris. We reviewed the arrangement, fine tuned it and got it … Continue reading
Chris Wood Master Class “Finding Your Voice” He starts out by playing examples by masters who are instantly recognizable. Why are they so recognizable? What is it about their sound and their style of playing that makes them identifiable? If … Continue reading
It’s about 4:30 in the morning and I can’t sleep. I can’t stop thinking about how badly I want to be at camp right now. I can’t stop thinking about how badly I want to shuck all my responsibilities and … Continue reading
Day 4 – Friday It’s late and I’m tired so I’m gonna try to keep this short. Today was amazing. Truly incredible! Started off with a breakfast of blueberry pancakes, bacon, eggs, tofu and of course that delicious Woodstock blend … Continue reading
8/5/09 Day 2: Master Class Old original recording: Alan Lomax/Library of Congress/Rounder Records *Listening to other music and channeling inspiration* “Music is the language” It takes guts to “get naked” in front of 1,000 people. When the jam gets repetitive, … Continue reading