Monthly Archives: December 2010

Songwriting – the life and business

I was fortunate be driving into town today and got to hear the interview from the CBC archives with Richard Rogers – and then another with Oscar Hammerstein.
WHAT AN INSPIRATIONAL INTERVIEW. I am deeply familiar with both these men’s work, both seperately and together, but to hear them talk about the songwriting process, and how it fits into the business model and success and the other “side” of the business.
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Don Ogilvie

My friend and fellow musician Don Ogilvie is returning to the Yukon to do some playing and teaching. Don and I played all over Canada together in New Orleans North (a traditional Jazz band) and we toured in China together … Continue reading

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Christmas

Mushing, music and friends. Continue reading

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Friday, December 17th and Saturday, December 18th

Live Jazz At The Westmark Grant Simpson – piano Tom Connor – vibes   At the Westmark Lounge Friday, December 17, 6:00 to 9:00 pm Come and join us for some cool jazz! Live Jazz at Tipplers Jazz at Tipplers … Continue reading

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Nanjing Jazz Festival, Nanjing, China 2010

Upon arriving in Shanghai, we were greated by Chaney who was our saviour throughout the entire time at the festival.  We can’t thank her enough.  Once in China we had other students who helped us with a variety of challenges, but … Continue reading

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