Improvisation

Glasgow Blog 6

The final 3 days of the trip to Glasgow were a whirlwind, both literally and figuratively. I’m actually safely at home in Halifax now but I’ll give you the rundown of the past very eventful days!

Wednesday dawned (around 9am, I mean really!) wet and blustery. I was expecting wet in Scotland, but when I went outside to run an errand, the conditions were profound: The rain cut when it […]

By |December 12th, 2015|Improvisation, Norman Adams, touring, Uncategorized|0 Comments

London Blog 3

It was a productive day yesterday, begun by dragging my jetlagged butt out of bed and soaking it in strong coffee for a good period. Then (or during) computers were opened and we began to talk about new features in Max 7 and some of the new programming efficiencies they present. I’m hoping that they can wrench my linear brain out of its stupor. I tend to like to see […]

By |December 5th, 2015|Improvisation, Norman Adams, Uncategorized|0 Comments

London Blog 2

The flight and following daze was as disorienting as usual! I took the tube into central London as usual, and made the short walk to the flat in Southwark. It’s a neat neighborhood, very renovated, with cool s hops, restaurants and theatres. AND it’s a 7 minute walk to the Thames, and maybe 12 to the Tate Modern: an appropriate place to start the trip! I spent about an hour […]

By |December 4th, 2015|Improvisation, Norman Adams, touring|0 Comments

Hermitofthewoods: Questions and Answers

Norman Adams, AD of suddenlyLISTEN asked Hermitofthewoods (aka Michael McGuire) a few probing questions this week, and here’s what he answered:
1. What will you be doing for Arrythmia? Improvising? Telling stories? Reading poetry? 
I think, for the most part, that I will be improvising. Letting the music suggest moods and ideas and following it down the rabbithole. I may bring some written material, as well, but I think I’ll avoid any […]

By |May 2nd, 2015|concert, Improvisation, Main Series|0 Comments