This Planet Earth
I may have
mentioned it before, but Redding has 2 Blues societies. The Shasta
Blues Society, and the more recently formed, Jefferson State Blues
it’s great to have 2 blues societies staging events and having weekly
jams where blues musicians of all ages and skill levels can play for
audiences that love 'live' blues music.
Tonight I played at a new location for the Jefferson State Blues Society Sunday Jam: The Old School Restaurant. It is a light, airy, lively room for dining, music, and dancing.
a lot of fun, and those who were there had a good time. There was a
good photographer, named Rhonda, who showed me some terrific images she
took of me, and the people who played with me. I hope she sends me a few
so I can show them to you, here.
was the big, giant, full moon rise, and I was prepared to capture it
with both video and still cameras blazing. I had the iPod running a
time-lapse video App from a tripod, perched atop the Buick, while I tried
some experiments with the Lumix TZ3.
video needs some music and production enhancements to make it work, so
that will probably show up on a future blog post. That works for me,
because this blog of my observations and activities, doesn’t necessarily
follow a linear time-line anyway.
Suffice it to say,
(does anyone actually use that phrase outside of literature?), watching
the moon rise was a delightful, magical event. Complete with birds,
breezes, and a big, beautiful, floating moon.
I get to play another kind of music at the Treehouse Cabaret and Poetry
Hour. I have some video clips from last Monday, so let me present...
Today’s Oblique Video;