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blue nile club NOLA

As I club-hopped down Frenchman Street in New Orleans I stopped in a half empty club called the Blue Nile, which quickly filled up once this brass/percussion band hit the stage. I believe there were 7 musicians up there at once. Lots of energy. I was interested in the blue and yellow lights for some reason, […]

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Max Groove

Max Groove

I spent a week in Kansas City, MO in July and made my way down to one of its famous jazz clubs, the Green Lady Lounge. On that night, performer Max Groove (not his real name ;)) performed his organ duo with a drummer (can’t remember his name :(). Great guys and great music. Greg […]

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Chaddsford Winery

  I spent Labor Day weekend 2009 in Pennsylvania visiting the Brandywine museum (heavenly!) and the Chaddsford Winery nearby. The winery was hosting a jazz festival wine tasting event. I have to say, I had been there two years earlier and the wines from this local winery have improved quite a bit. The Proprietors Reserve White […]

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Jazzy

As I wrote last week, I spent a day with my family at Disneyland California last week. Despina and I both took time to draw in the “New Orleans” section of the park (a section that does not exist at Florida’s DisneyWorld). Here is a quick sketch of the trumpet and clarinet players from the […]

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Fat Tuesday!

It’s PARTY TIME! in New Orleans, as today marks Fat Tuesday, or Carnival, the day before the start of Lent in the Catholic tradition. Although the party has been going since the weekend, I’m sure. I’ve had some wonderful times in New Orleans, drawing and dancing. Or drawing the dancing. This drawing was made in […]

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