Visiting the beach, before and after Disneyland. Corona del Mar and Huntington Beach, California.
It’s time for some Simon and/or Garfunkel by me and my strangely handsome clone:
The snow has melted enough for some bike riding around the lake. Video is at 25x speed.
A couple of years ago I bought a banjo. I finally started taking lessons. I found The Academy of Bluegrass, where you can take lessons on the banjo, guitar, dobro, mandolin, fiddle. The larger company Artistworks also has lessons for drums, bass, and classical instruments. You log in and watch however many instructor videos you have time for that day and download tablature for practice. When you feel like you have a song coming along, you make a video of yourself playing it and upload it to your instructor for feedback. Pretty cool!
Here’s my first attempt at adding some banjo to a song for YouTube – Girl by The Beatles:
This YouTube playlist covers about four years of singing with the kids.