05. August 2007 · 8 comments · Categories: Ramble

So … I’ve had hits from most states in the US, but I’m missing a few. Alaska, Arizona, Delaware, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Rhode island, West Virginia, Wyoming … anybody there?!

Update … as you can see by the changes above, I’ve now received hits from a few more states! Nice!

05. August 2007 · Comments Off · Categories: Ramble, Videos

So these bassoonists are Puttin’ on the Ritz. I’ve never seen players play without moving even a smidge … eventually there’s movement so I realize they really are alive, but at first I was wondering!

I’d love some fun music like this to end our UCSC recital. Let’s see … we have oboe, clarinet, horn, bassoon, trumpet and string bass involved so far. I believe there will be an additional two bassoons and perhaps another string bass along with a cello. Anyone want to arrange something like Puttin’ on the Ritz?

Actually I’ve always wanted an arrangement of “Blame it on the Bossa Nova”, but re-titling it “Blame it on the Oboe Player”, and perhaps having the oboist do some wacky (stupid) things. Really. Someone should come up with THAT for our recital. Don’tcha think? ;-)