Very Young People Concert

Jazz for young people/Michele Bedigian

  Throughout the year there are these Sunday afternoon’s when the New York Philharmonic perform these fantastic concerts for children ages 3- 6. With ensembles of strings, brass, and woodwinds they teach them an introductory overview of what makes up the entire orchestra. It’s incredible! Through movement, singing, and humor my little guys are hooked and can’t wait for the next one! […]

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Musicality and TP

A little art LIFE LESSON 101: Don’t ever let “the no paper excuse” ever slow you down. Above is a drawing (or two) done in the PlayBill at a recent concert in Lincoln Center. Did you know even Picasso, “the man himself” drew on toilet paper when he couldn’t find paper? Yep, desperate times call […]

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The Kooks

Brit-pop band The Kooks played a super-sold-out show at the Bowery Ballroom, and I had the good fortune of being there and making tons and tons of drawings that evening. This one is of curly-haired  frontman Luke Pritchard and guitarist Hugh Harris. There was a lot of hair to draw that night. The full review […]

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Music: Little Dragon

I want to share some sketches I did at some recent concerts. This first one is of an artsy Swedish-Asian rock musician named Little Dragon whom I saw at the Bowery Ballroom. If you’re interested in more of my concert reportage drawings, check out my music blog, where I post reviews, photos and drawings of […]

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Music

This is a quick drawing I did at the Robyne show last saturday at Radio City Music Hall – I will post a review and more drawings and shots of it soon on my music blog, musikati. This was the opening act, a single guy with a keyboard (and at times guitar) performing his strange […]

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… ping!!

When recently attending  a classical concert I was quite amused by the triangle player, who every twenty minutes or so leaped to his feet to add his anti-climactic twinkle to the music. It reminded me of a song by Austrian satirist Georg Kreisler, in which a highly accomplished musician bitterly contemplates his instrument (which “can’t even […]

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Cellist

Ink drawing of main cellist at a concert rehearsal. to see more drawings from that set, please visit my regular blog If you like music and are interested in reading reviews of live shows and seeing art done on the spot at shows, please consider following my blog musikati.blogspot.com or follow me on twitter @musikati

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