I’ll Fly Away with Suzanne Wedeking

You know that smell of fresh Iowa air? It’s loamy with undertones (ok, or overtones) of manure, and in the early spring months, it’s made fresh by the chill which sets a slight freeze to your nose hairs. It had been a long time since… Read more

Greens and Blues Ukulele Cover

The Pixies are a not-so-guilty pleasure of mine and a band that I keep ready in my playlist when I need to channel some chill. They’re a chaotic yet reassuring voice perfect for when I’m stuck in a stuffy train after a long day, have… Read more

Daphne, a Grappelli Transcription

As much as I love dabbling in other genres, jazz can be kind of painful for my violin and me. It is just so hard not to sound like a complete nerd on the violin when playing jazz. I think it’s that in classical music,… Read more

Boots of Spanish Leather Ukulele Cover

I owe this song to a dear friend of mine, Suzanne, whom I’m going to visit in France tomorrow! This is a tune that we played together back when I was in the States last spring. Suzanne is responsible for a lot of things in… Read more

Tam’s Slow March

It was a scorching hot day in August. The smell of fried everything and cow manure hung in the air. I was four years old sporting pigtails and a miniature stuffed toy I’d won by recklessly demolishing a row of ducks with a squirt gun… Read more