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Tour Diary May 19 2015

May 19th, 2015 · No Comments · life of a percussionist

We’re getting to parts of the country where internet access is spotty, so i’ll try and hit some highlights of the past few days. Sunday, we woke to the strongest winds we’ve encountered yet. The pressure fluctuations were not treating Christina’s sinuses kindly, so we hit the road as quick as possible. We finished out […]

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Tour Diary May 16 2015

May 16th, 2015 · No Comments · life of a percussionist

Woke this morning to anew leak in the RV ceiling. We’ve been learning about the life of the frontier settlers out here. Christina says the frequent repairs are keeping us in that tradition. I think that sounds pretty good! ….. Headed West and South from Aberdeen towards the Badlands. We stopped along the way at […]

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Tour Diary May 15 2015

May 16th, 2015 · No Comments · life of a percussionist

Yesterday we splurged and ate at two regional chains we’ve been seeing on the highway signs – Taco John’s for lunch, and Pizza Ranch for dinner. Today, I think we’ll be eating salads! Camped at a city park in Bookings, SD. Now we’re on our way to Aberdeen and the famed Red Rooster. We’ve heard […]

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Tour Diary, March 14 2015

May 14th, 2015 · No Comments · life of a percussionist

It finally dawned on me that I should be keeping a tour diary, if nothing else so I can look back on it in my old age and deli e the “glory days” ;)   So, here we are, on our third Summerglen US tour. We tend to do as much vacationing as performing, so […]

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Check Your Habits

January 17th, 2012 · No Comments · lessons, life of a percussionist, practicing

The human body is an amazing machine. Do anything often enough and consistently enough, and it will start to feel natural. This can be both a blessing and a curse. As musicians, we want our physical motions to become habitual. As I always tell my students – we study technique so that we don’t have […]

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