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 ·
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 […]