Monthly Archives: July 2011

Tomorrow it begins, and I’m ready for the Magic!

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

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My Journal: Part IV

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

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My Notebook: Part III

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

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A light at the end of the tunnel: Part II

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

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My Journal: Part III

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

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My Notebook: Part II

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

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My Journal: Part II

8/6/09 Day 3, it’s late… 1:40am. I just finished about a half hour of jamming in the barn. I fucking love this place. The day began with a hearty breakfast of French toast, sausage, scrambled eggs and tofu. Great as … Continue reading

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