Music

Today’s Earworm

Woke up with Brad Mehldau’s “Don’t Be Sad” going through my head. It’s one that can easily propagate itself endlessly if you need a little melody to keep your mind occupied. I love it for the turns it takes.

Music for “Bamboo Wind”

This music was commissioned by Shaleigh Dance Works for a 7 Canto cycle based on poems by Coke Ariail involving dancers, actors and one musician – me. They specifically requested cello which is not my main instrument and also the length of the piece required far more texture than I could achieve playing solo cello …

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Juzek Bass for Sale

1931 John Juzek BassPrague, Czechoslovakia Flat back, gamba corners3/4 (standard) size – 41 in. string length.Restored by John Pringle and Robbie Link. Original finish was over-coated at some point. We removed the back, secured or replaced all bracing and patches and re-lined the center seam of the back. Some decorative purfling on the upper part …

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Pandemic Updates: Performances, Lessons, Resources

The Triangle On The Cheap events calendar features free and cheap things to do every day in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and elsewhere in the Triangle. For an updating graphic view of world-wide COVID-19 statistics, see my favorite site for visualizing data: Information is Beautiful.