Archive for January, 2010

Think Of Me: Live in the Plaza

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

Street Performance, Original, 3 min 28 sec, 32.6 MB, Flash Video
In the Plaza, St Augustine, Florida, 5-2009
I'm not trying to wrestles with deep philosophical concepts or inner feelings, but simple truths of life for so many who have to travel far from those they love to work, but it is still they who you are working for, who you are thinking and dreaming of, and all you can hold to is that they are dreaming of you.

This Road I’m On: Live in the Plaza

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

Street Performance, Original, 3 min 55 sec, 35.4 MB, Flash Video
In the Plaza, St Augustine, Florida, 5-2009
A simple song about the core reality of my life, that all that matters to me is what is real, and that I have a road to walk, and while I hope I will find someone on that road, I can’t leave it, and it is what is real. If someone is really on my road, because that is the simple truth, undeniable, then that is all I need to know.

Wild Mountain Thyme: Live in the Plaza

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

Street Performance, 3 min 14 sec, 27.9 MB, Flash Video
In the Plaza, St Augustine, Florida, 5-2009
A traditional Scottish Ballad, beautiful poetry combined with beautiful melodies and old celtic cadences, to make a truly great song, one of my favorites, that I’m coming back to again after many years.

Studio Journal 1-15-10

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

I add two sets of videos, two versions of the first promo video describing what I did with the traditional hammered dulcimer to introduce the solid-body electric, and three street performances from last year in Florida. Then rundown the events of the last couple weeks. No time to talk about all that is going on in my head during this reflective time of year, or maybe I need to finish thinking first.

The Electric Hammered Dulcimer – 1st cut

Monday, January 18th, 2010

7 min 26 sec, 56.2 MB, Flash Video file
the first cutting of the original video, removing the section on dulcimer history at the beginning and the short performance at the end

The Electric Hammered Dulcimer – full length

Saturday, January 16th, 2010

E-Dulci, 9 min 45 sec, 73.7 MB, Flash Video file
YouTube version available
The full length version on a video introduction to the hammered dulcimer and what I di with it, culminating in the electric silid-body I play

Studio Journal 1-1-2010

Sunday, January 3rd, 2010

The final rush to xmass, shooting a promo video introduction to the electric hammered dulcimer before taking down the lights and curtain to put of the tree, a couple new videos along with it, raising the tree in 2000 and a performance from the Florida State Folk Festival