Trill (Short Post)

Where do dead reeds go?

old reeds

To the compost pile! Remember, cane reeds come from bamboo cane. They are grown and harvested and usually stored for a couple of years to ‘age’ and ‘cure’ the cane before they become the clarinet, saxophone, oboe or bassoon reed…

The Sound Of My Voice

Linda Ronstadt as honorary doctor at Hardly Strictly 2009

A friend recommended this documentary to me recently. I finally got a ’round tuit’ and thoroughly enjoyed this movie based on the memoir by Linda Rondstadt, Simple Dreams, A Musical Memoir. I hadn’t realized the amazing voice Rondstadt had until…