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courage for gord downie






The reference of ‘Courage’ is to his song for Hugh MacLennan, so here’s to all of us whose ‘watch[es] end the night’. I can think of no greater tribute to […]

tom harrell american jazz trumpetist






Tom Harrell is an American jazz trumpeter, arranger, flugelhorn player, and composer born in Urbana, Illinois on the 16th of June, 1946. Here’s a sample of Tom’s playing, as Wayne Escoffrey […]

Busking Etiquette






I have been busking a long time, and have grown to hate certain things about it!  I’ve compiled a list of things buskers/ people passing by should or should not do!   […]