Archive for January, 2007

The Adamson Estate at Dusk

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The Royal Conservatory of Music’s Mississauga location at the historic Adamson Estate is worth visiting in any season, and it is always rewarding to teach there on Tuesdays when I make the trek out from the big city.

This recent recording is captured after nightfall, alone below the Folly Building, where a sax student rehearses ‘Summertime’… (more…)

Swanee

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…more from my afternoon at the Waterworks.

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Dragon Boat

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Okay, this might seem a bit of a stretch, but Dragon Boat figures into Urban Flute Project. I pride myself on a 6+ L lung capacity – handy for those long phrases – and I owe that in part to 5:30 a.m. swims as a teenager with Kingfish in Ottawa…special thanks to my parents for their car-pooling efforts and helping out when I occasionally slept through my alarm! (more…)