Category Archives: Music

How I Became a Record Label

It all started back in 2008 when my friend Brandon coaxed me out for a night of bohemia. Being older than dirt and not much of a social animal, I’d become the definition of “don’t get out much.” Brandon thought … Continue reading

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Fear and (Self) Loathing in Avonlea

It all started off somewhat innocuously, back in April, with an e-mail from a certain artistic director I know. He’d landed a pretty cool regional gig and was sharing the news. After I congratulated him, I could not resist putting … Continue reading

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My Summer of Hair

In the past I have droned on about various out-of-living-room musical experiences at The Chance Theater and, in an homage to beaten dead horses everywhere, this year’s Christmas post shall be more of the same. My grand adventure this summer … Continue reading

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Piano forte

I can’t really be sure, but I think at some point, Mom showed me how to play the “bompa-BOMPA” song. Well, half of it anyway – the “bompa-BOMPA” part, which was easily the best half. I believe this was the start of my long and frustrating relationship with the piano. Continue reading

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