Entries Tagged as 'Out and about in the community'

January 18th, 2012 ·

WSO Workshop

In April of 2011, Pearl Django was invited by the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra play a concert with the Orchestra and to lead a Gypsy Jazz workshop at Western Washington University the afternoon before the concert.  Michael Gray, Rick Leppanen and I gave the workshop.  We talked briefly about the history of the genre and then […]

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January 17th, 2012 ·

Cigar Box Guitars

A couple years ago, I had the pleasure of working with the 4th and 5th grade classes at a private school in Seattle leading a cigar box guitar building project.  Over about 6 weeks, the kids built guitars step by step using tools and materials that I brought in and with the help of a […]

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