Quite the week for music and the squeezy stuff. Three rehearsals in the space of seven days, preparing for three different gigs. The quintet Nouveau Chapeau is preparing for NEFFA, as mentioned in a previous post. The Le Bon Truc Trio (with Steve on clarinet), is preparing for the Downeast Country Dance Festival (called DEFFA, but the acronym doesn't quite seem to work). The other Le Bon Truc Trio (with Joelle Morris singing) is preparing for a performance at a French immersion school here in Maine. L'Autre Bon Truc Trio: Rehearsal Compilation
Because I take a phenomenological approach to the box -- as should we all -- I enjoy sharing my process warts and all. Barbara Truax (Le Bon Truc plectrist and percussionismo) recorded our rehearsal this Saturday. It's embedded above, and you can hear us -- having not played for a year -- finding our way back into collaboration. It's clunky at moments, but it was really a good time. Enjoy.