I had great fun this weekend checking out a little town called Gruyères.

The surroundings clearly inspired me to finish my first large work today … ! I can’t wait for you all to hear it. But first, a few of the images that helped me today … ! 

I really loved that music room as well … pretty awesome !! 

So the aliens … have to do with the movie “Alien”. I’m not sure of the facts there, so I’ll leave you to your own devices to research ;).  

Pretty cool ! 

mosaicrecords:

Roy Haynes Turns 88
A lot has been written and spoken about Roy Haynes’ youthful appearance and physical prowess as he advances in age (now 88), but I think the remarkable thing about Roy Haynes is that he has been able to accompany such varying stylists as Coleman Hawkins or Charlie Parker or Sarah Vaughan or Jackie McLean or John Coltrane to perfection and still always sound like himself. He is a tireless innovator and tasteful perfectionist. He has no rivals in his range and beauty as a drummer.
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mosaicrecords:

Roy Haynes Turns 88

A lot has been written and spoken about Roy Haynes’ youthful appearance and physical prowess as he advances in age (now 88), but I think the remarkable thing about Roy Haynes is that he has been able to accompany such varying stylists as Coleman Hawkins or Charlie Parker or Sarah Vaughan or Jackie McLean or John Coltrane to perfection and still always sound like himself. He is a tireless innovator and tasteful perfectionist. He has no rivals in his range and beauty as a drummer.

-Michael Cuscuna
Read Article…

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cultureunseen:

Jazz is…

 1.  Dexter Gordon
 2.  Pearl Bailey
 3.  Big Jay McNeely
 4.  Ella Fitzgerald
 5.  Art Blakey
 6.  Sonny Stitt
 7.  Billie Holiday
 8.  Charles Mingus
 9.  Miles Davis
10. John Coltrane

and many many more!!

(via stickystac)

Routine is what makes my work steady and on track. Every morning, I get up to go to work, like any other individual. It just so happens that I can work from many different places and compose. This routine helps me stay focused. It’s like practice at the instrument. Maybe the most brilliant music won’t come out of me this morning, but the fact that I am using my brain to figure out something new is helpful to my own musical “greater good”. So, “10,000 hours” this, “practice, practice, practice” that, do what you need to do. 
Time to get to work.
  • Camera: iPhone 5c
  • Aperture: f/2.4
  • Exposure: 1/20th
  • Focal Length: 4mm

Routine is what makes my work steady and on track. Every morning, I get up to go to work, like any other individual. It just so happens that I can work from many different places and compose. This routine helps me stay focused. It’s like practice at the instrument. Maybe the most brilliant music won’t come out of me this morning, but the fact that I am using my brain to figure out something new is helpful to my own musical “greater good”. So, “10,000 hours” this, “practice, practice, practice” that, do what you need to do. 

Time to get to work.