I was asked to play some banjo on the funeral of Massimo Ferri, Continue reading
Tag: about music
By learning to play african drum-rhythms I got to know the power of reiteration. African musicians don’t have a problem playing the same pattern for a long period of time. I learned to love this way of making music and I try to apply it in my music.
A theme that came to me playing on my guitar. It took me some time to find out that the meter of this piece is in 11/8. Continue reading
Why do you make music?
You’re busy for years to do something without knowing why. For instance playing music. Continue reading
per gynt goes africa
An adaption of E. Grieg’s famous piece “in the hall of the mountain king” from the Peer Gynt Suite. Continue reading
The Backporch Stringband has been playing for about 25 years. We were averted by the Dragseth Duo to join them on their CD “songs from the porch”. We had a great time with lots of music and we recorded not only one but 2 CDs. CDs are still available in Husum (Germany) at Atelier Knortz.
the djembe font
Notate simply by typing on your keyboard. Continue reading