Monsters Of Melodica are – as you would expect – a band of melodica players. They’re based in Los Angeles, California. They invite melodica players from around the world to jam with them. This is World Session IV, Herbie Hancock’s Watermelon Man. Their special guest Melodica player is Latin Jazz/Salsa Artist Kiki Sanchez. I made … Continue reading Monsters of Melodica World Session IV – Watermelon Man
My melodicas (Yamaha M-32C and Suzuki pro-37) are getting a bath! The guys at Melodica World encourage cleaning them out to prevent mould and fungus growth, which could lead to lung infections. It’s an excellent site for melodica enthusiasts 😊. I’ve had the Yamaha for 12 years and the Suzuki for 10. Haven’t looked at … Continue reading Bath time for melodicas
I ordered a Suzuki melodica trumpet mouthpiece and it arrived yesterday. I didn’t like the original mouthpiece because I have to put it inside my mouth and sometimes it hits my teeth. I actually like to play with no mouthpiece, but am not sure if it’s an efficient use of breath. This mouthpiece feels great! … Continue reading Baby’s got a new mouthpiece
The Beaudesert People’s Orchestra is ready! The Ramada resort Kooralbyn Valley said this is the biggest event they have ever hosted, in conjunction with the Scenic Rim Regional Council. It’s a free, all-day family event. Entertainment and events start from 10am, wrapping up with Fire On Water and fireworks, in beautiful Kooralbyn! Come! Jeanne and … Continue reading Fire On Water Finale, April 14 2018 Ramada resort Kooralbyn Valley
It really is my pleasure to tell you about the Cannon Creek Country Band (CCCB). We’re all Kooralbyn locals, and we’ll be playing country rock and blues for our debut gig at The Pavilion Tavern, Kooralbyn on Sunday August 18, from 1pm to 4pm. Brought together by Mano (of Mano’s The Kooralbyn General Store and … Continue reading Introducing the Cannon Creek Country Band (CCCB)
The Scenic Rim Regional Council is presenting Arts Ablaze, a celebration of regional arts in Queensland. Some very fine musicians are involved in a cross-cultural fusion performance, and that event is happening in October 2019 at the Ramada Resort Kooralbyn Valley! As a curtain-raiser, the Arts Ablaze musicians were in residence at the resort for … Continue reading Arts Ablaze Fusion Artists in Residence jam session
It’s the second rehearsal of the Logan Orchestra, which performs Aug 1-2 as part of this year’s Queensland Music Festival (QMF).