Category Archives: the business

I Think I Finally Get Grooming

For the first time in a long while, I have short hair and not much beard. While I have a vague notion that beards are ‘in’ at the moment, I have worn mine for far too long to even try … Continue reading

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Back on the Blogging Horse

Half way through last year I’d up my first contract teaching primary classroom music. It had been great; I’d enjoyed sharing mysic skills and ideas with students on an ongoing, deeper level  (compared to the brief interactions of gigs and … Continue reading

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A New Approach

I’ve always written songs, but I’ve always written stories too, and I’ve always been a performer. I love playing, but gigs are big things and kids ate hard to organize. I live writing but my stories work best when they’re … Continue reading

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Was not Pozible, Might be Possible

During the last six weeks I’ve played a half dozen short gigs outside, in playgrounds in and around Ballarat! It’s the red coats! I’ve receiver fan mail art for kids… Note the awesome shadow/3D effects As well as adults! The … Continue reading

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Let’s Make it Pozible

The crowdfunding campaign to produce a DVD of my kid’s music concerts has commenced! I’ve been building up to this for a while now and I’m pretty excited to get it happening. I’m so grateful for Rosie and Jasper’s support … Continue reading

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A Hat Box and a Great Big Teapot

So, last year I played 6 different themed concerts in 6 months and filmed them all. I had used all of the themes except superheroes before, but even then each show required new songs and new props. Big props. A … Continue reading

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A Decision

My last Friday morning kids music session for the year this Friday 21st at Portico on Sturt, 10:45am, this week…This is me at Trentham Library. I used a different gig to keep you guessing. BIG ANNOUNCEMENT! This is possibly the … Continue reading

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Grammatikus – A Game of Words

There are plenty of people who make their living purely from playing music. I am not quite one of those people. But unlike most other musicians with a ‘day gig’ my other job is one of the other types of … Continue reading

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Great Big Road Trip

With my own project in the works I’ve been keeping an eye out for other interesting happenings. This one seems particularly cool (though nothing to do with children’s music). Fee is a few grand short of her goal with 1 … Continue reading

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The Sock Bag

Other than a few knock-around party/jamming high-school acts, I first started playing live music as part of the duo “Dave & Earl” (later renamed “The Butler Did It”). This is Dave. Davo & I started playing together at the Bridge … Continue reading

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