Friend, bandmate, and violinist extraordinaire Ripley is in the throes of creating an electroswing “immersive theater, dance, burlesque and circus spectacle” called The Penny Jive, and had their workshop performance earlier this week. Check out some photos below, and support their kickstarter campaign if you can.
There’s a handful of shows coming up before I start my Masters program at The Boston Conservatory this summer, and they all promise to be excellent!
May 31st, 2013 – Johnny Blazes & The Pretty Boys at Johnny D’s
June 8th, 2013 – Emperor Norton’s Stationary Marching Band at Johnny D’s
June 14th, 2013 – Johnny Blazes and the Pretty Boys at Club Oberon
June 18th, 2013 – Emperor Norton’s Stationary Marching Band at Middle East Upstairs
… and then I start in on a Masters of Music in Music Education degree! Whee!
A few snapshots from the Speakeasy Dollhouse in NYC, taken at the March 2nd, 2013 performance. I forgot how ‘fun’ shooting in almost no light whatsoever could be…
On February 28th, Brendan Burns is once again bringing together a collective of incredibly talented musicians and performers at the Somerville Theatre to bring Beck’s upcoming Song Reader “album” (which is only being released in sheet music form) to life.
Our version of ‘Old Shanghai’ was arranged by Brendan, with:
Vocals – Mary Bichner
Guitar – Brendan Burns
Bass – Tony Leva
Trumpet – (yours truly)
Tenor Sax – Brendan Higgins
Trombone – Randy Pingrey
Baritone Sax – Kathy Olson