Teaching. I'm working hard on finding time for quality practice.
Jamming Thursday night at Annette. Yeah.
A lazy weekend. Now stretching, exercising and resting. I need to be in shape for the upcoming week.
Quiet in Toronto.
Sunday: A fun rehearshal with the Toronto Improvisors Orchestra. Hauling out the drum kit and off to the Tranzac Club. Next show is September 29th at Array Space Toronto.
Wednesday: Original jam with a quartet, everyone is bringing a piece. And drum coaching with Lowell.
Have a swingin' week.
Back in the saddle.
Wednesday: Recording and Jamming with my buddies William and Gordon. Free improvisation and video project, I'm looking forward to seeing the results.
Thursday: Rehearshal #1 with pianist Jacqueline Leung (http://jackieleung.com/) : piano and drums. Rehearshal #2 jazz quartet with Rory, Tim, and Roland. I'm on piano. Then late jam at Annette where I will pick up the mixed video of Rory Slater, Terry Clarke and me from June.
Saturday: Coffee and music with Glen Hall (http://www.glenhall.com/). Buddy catch up time.
I've a new page coming to the site, drum transcriptions. One goal of mine this year is a daily drum transcription, however small, that will be posted. These are quick and dirty hand drawn scores of what I'm practicing and listening to.
Time to step back for a few weeks and spend time in the garden and take some time away from the fray.
Three musical activities over the next few weeks:
See you all in a couple of weeks.