So I’m releasing a CD next Saturday, at the Whittle. Tickets are still available at the Box of Delights Bookshop in Wolfville ($15) or at the door ($20). I’ve posted things about the band members. There were many, many more people who helped me. And I want to thank those who I remember… Continue reading Thanks to Many!
Everybody needs a “George”. I learned this from Darren Arsenault, who co-wrote the first song on my new CD. If you ain’t got no “George”, you ain’t got no nuttin. Once, when I owned a canoe, it was a “George” who fixed it, and it was a “George” who showed me how to pluck it. But heh, I’m “Easily Distracted”… Continue reading Cailun Campbell
Oh dear, where do I start? Oh my dear! I felt it singing in the distance. Then I went to the “Ides of Night Kitchen”. Awesome show. And then “they” topped it off with three singers and a guitar. Oh my Dear! The Dearlies! Continue reading The Dearlies
Boss! He just called me…. “Boss”… How dare he do that! I asked him, nicely, begged, in fact, for him to play with me. He said: “We have to work on it…”. The double-you word. And we did, I’m happy to claim, work together. He does have a way with words. Then he called me “Boss”. I’m outraged! 🙂 Continue reading Michael Arbou
Boy, you need some professional help! (They said). It takes some courage to go find a therapist, you know. I did it anyways. I got me a music therapist. Saxophone player. Not a tiger-cat. A Jazz cat. From Steel Town, Ontario. He’s just now completing his music therapy studies at Acadia University. Lemmetellya: Here’s yet another great source of learning: Corey McBride!
Yes, he’s the one! Imagine a fellow like this, approaching you late at night, in an alley: “Hey there…. I can make your dreams come true…. Trust me….”. Turns out he’s the father of the “Sweet Gumbo Horn Collective“. And the substances he offered were live horn harmonies, wailing brass and woodwind solos… Continue reading Brett Hepburn