Monthly Archives: July 2012

tools in the toolbox

Musicians have a lot of tools – our voices, our instruments, our gadgets (tuners, wrenches, cables, spare vacuum tubes, sticks and brushes, Leslie oil, etc.). Composers, arrangers and transcribers also have another set: ruled paper, pens, and software. There is … Continue reading

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justice work: how do you start changing the world?

This is an exceptionally well-done amateur video, set to Ozomatli’s “Let Me Dream”. Money quote: “I just want to change this world by changing what’s inside of me.” What does religion offer the world? Yes, we hope we can change … Continue reading

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how to make congregational singing engaging

Here’s some great advice from Rev. Amy Zucker Morgenstern, who was paying attention at General Assembly to what worked (and didn’t) in the music. “More Music Thoughts After General Assembly” There are many excellent observations there, but I want to … Continue reading

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