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1504, 2015

Journey To Oklahoma! With TRC

By |April 15th, 2015|Categories: Events|0 Comments

TRC will be presenting it’s Spring Musical, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! at the Tinnin Fine Arts building this week.

Showtimes will be:

Thursday (4/16) – 7pm
Friday (4/17) – 7pm
Saturday (4/18) – 7pm
Sunday (4/19) – 2pm

Tickets are $10 per person ($5 for Students/Faculty/Staff)

504, 2015

TRC 24th Annual Jazz Festival Videos Are Up On YouTube From the 2/12/15 (Thursday) Concert

By |April 5th, 2015|Categories: Events, From The Studio|0 Comments

I’ve finally gotten around to getting the videos processed and uploaded for the TRC Jazz Band and the Poplar Bluff High School Jazz Band from the Thursday night performance.

Selections are:

TRC Jazz Band
A Minor Case of The Blues (Stitzel)
Happy (Williams, arr. Tomaro)

PBHS Jazz Band
I’m Beginning To See The Light (Baker)
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy (Burke)

The videos are available on my YouTube Channel here.

3103, 2015

Game Pages Removed

By |March 31st, 2015|Categories: Gaming, Site Related|0 Comments

I was finding that I didn’t have enough time in order to keep these pages updated so I’ve removed them from the site. There are PLENTY of sites out there that offer more up-to-date info.

I do, however, plan on keeping the Gaming Files (for the games that I play) available since I intend on keeping up with the gaming itself. This includes all the Dundjinni Monthly Archives and the CSUAC. The Gallery will also remain available.

3103, 2015

TRC 24th Annual Jazz Festival Recordings Are Being Shipped!

By |March 31st, 2015|Categories: Events, From The Studio|0 Comments

Slight issue with the company that I was using to duplicate the CD’s/DVD’s – they sent me the wrong order and I had to wait for them to receive it back before they would send me mine. Needless to say I won’t be using them anymore….

Anyway – the ‘DVD Only’ Orders went out Monday and the ‘CD/DVD Set’ orders will be shipped out later this week. If you have not placed your order yet, you may do so from the store and I can get them shipped out right away!

803, 2015

TRC 24th Annual Jazz Festival Recordings Are Almost Ready!

By |March 8th, 2015|Categories: Events|0 Comments

I’m close enough to having the CD and DVD Mastered so I’ve added the items into the SEMO Recordings Store. :)

You can feel free to place your order(s) now and they will be shipped out as soon as I am done.

Remember, you can SAVE $5 when you opt to purchase the set instead of buying them individually.

If you have any questions, please feel free to Contact Me.

1002, 2015

TRC Presents Its 24th Annual Jazz Festival

By |February 10th, 2015|Categories: Events|0 Comments

The Three Rivers College Music Department will host the 24th annual Three Rivers College Jazz Band Festival on Feb. 12, 13 and 14 at the Tinnin Fine Arts Center on the Three Rivers’ Poplar Bluff campus.

The festival includes free concerts at 7 p.m. each night, featuring junior high, high school and Three Rivers College jazz bands on Thursday, Feb. 12; Arkansas State University Jazz Ensemble on Friday, Feb. 13; and the 2015 All-District High School Jazz Band on Saturday, Feb. 14.

Dr. Joel Vanderheyden will be guest clinician for the Festival and will direct the All-District Jazz Band. Vanderheyden is Associate Professor of Music and Director of Jazz at Jefferson College. He has performed with the St. Louis Symphony, St. Louis Jazz Orchestra, and Missouri Saxophone Quartet and has performed on stages throughout the world.

“Joel Vanderheyden is an accomplished player and educator who will bring his vast knowledge of jazz, and music education and share it with our students and their directors,” said Three Rivers Band Director and Festival Manager William T. (Buddy) White.

After a day of performance clinics, there will be a concert at 7 p.m. Feb. 12 by participating schools, including Jefferson R-7 Junior High and High School directed by Ron Sikes; Poplar Bluff Junior High, directed by Gary Garner; Poplar Bluff High School, directed by Stephen Winters and Dustin Brown; Dexter High School, directed by Scott Rybolt; Charleston High School, directed by Mike Dipasqual; North County High School, directed by Dobie Carroll; Sikeston High School, directed by Darrin Steelman; and Three Rivers College, directed by William White. Admission is free.

The Arkansas State University Jazz Ensemble, directed by Dr. Ken Carroll, will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, at the Tinnin Center. Carroll is an Associate Professor of Saxophone and Director of Jazz Studies at ASU. Admission is free. “The ASU Jazz Ensemble performed at the William F. Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock, Ark., last year. It will be a treat for everyone to hear this fine group perform on our stage,” White said.

The Three Rivers College Jazz Band and the Southeast All-District Jazz Band will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14 in the Tinnin Center; admission is free. The All-District Jazz Band is a select group of the best high school jazz students in the Southeast Missouri District 10 chosen by audition.

“We annually bring the best jazz musicians in the area to our campus,” White said. “Dr. Vanderheyden and Dr. Carroll are accomplished educators, directors, and musicians. These three concerts will bring some of the finest jazz musicians in the bi-state area to our campus. We have a terrific slate of concerts lined up for the 24th Annual Jazz Festival.”

SEMO Recordings will be recording the Saturday Evening Concert and CDs/DVDs will be available to pre-order at the cost of $15 each or a set for $25.

301, 2015

Technology Wins Out Again

By |January 3rd, 2015|Categories: From The Studio, Mobile Music Creation|0 Comments

For the past several months I’ve been working on various projects to see how useful it is to finally use the equipment I’ve been working with for several years and get them incorporated into the musical world. While the Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 is one of my most recent purchases, I have found a lot of reasons to use it. So far I’ve used it at out last TRC Concert with MobileSheets and the BT-105 AirTurn Bluetooth foot pedal. The whole operation worked very well. Now that the Fall Season is over, I’ve found that the tablet is becoming more invaluable as a practice device by using the split screen. Currently I’m running the MobileSheets and Amazing Slow Downer Apps at the same time. MobileSheets allows me to use my scanned materials and the ASD allows me to slow down recordings of these materials.

MobileSheetsASD

As time goes on, I’m finding more and more uses for these items. Next up will be incorporating a new MacMini into the portable studio which should be coming in this Wednesday. :)

2412, 2014

Merry Christmas!

By |December 24th, 2014|Categories: Site Related|0 Comments

Wishing everyone and their families the best for the holidays and for the new year! :)