Archive for the ‘Out and About’ Category

Sep 21 2011

Fall 2011

I had a great summer. It rained so much in July I started to get moldy. Then August and the sun arrived together and the world brightened.

My wife and I sent to our daughters to Stone Age Camp with Chris Morasky and at the the end of camp, he had a big feast that the kids helped prepare. This is a piece of racoon that I scooped out of the pit oven. It had an oaky flavour with a hint of rodent.

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May 5 2011

Don’t you hate it when that one thing you are desperate for is just out of reach.

Some people find cash stuffed in the walls when they rip off the lath and plaster. Others find a jewellery stash. We found this photo behind a cupboard in the kitchen of our new/old house that we are renovating. It’s almost better than stumbling on 3 feet of hundred dollar bills sealed in a wall. Almost.

All I was trying to do was scrape some gum off the wall.
All I was trying to do was scrape some gum off the wall.

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Apr 29 2011

May 28 2011 Afternoon Craig Korth Banjo Master Class & Workshop and Evening Concert – Craig Korth & The Guilty Pleasures

Hiya. Here’s some info about the upcoming Banjo Master Class & Workshop and Concert – Craig Korth & the Guilty Pleasures that I will be giving at the Foothills Bluegrass Music Society in Calgary. You can register through their website.

My lovely wife Julie made this cool poster.

Here are some of the topics I’ll be presenting;

Bluegrass banjo; It’s not just for the lonely any more.

Approaching Back-up without getting your back up.

Speed up learning with the Amazing Slow Downer.
Roll away your blues.
Cool chords and hot licks.

Swing into Summer with a swing tune.

Double your pleasure…

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Dec 15 2010

Wayne Henderson at The Fretboard Journal 5th Anniversary Party

Back in November I went to Seattle to attend The Fretboard Journal‘s 5th Anniversary Celebration.  If you have not read this magazine, it is one of the most beautiful music related publications out there. Amazing photos and fantastic stories.  The early issues have become collectible, as they are now out of print!

The celebration happened over 3 days and included concerts by Bill Frisell, Danny Barnes and my friends Canote Brothers – Greg and Jere.  The final evening’s concert was famed guitar maker and player Wayne Henderson together with Orville Johnson.

The afternoon of the show, there was a lunchtime party at…

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