Showing posts from July, 2011


silly me. practicing gilberto gil's "eu vim da bahia", i thought
brilliant odd bar form and shifted melody in part "B".

playing with guitar after a while we came to the conclusion
the written music is wrong, the last bar of the tune is the
first there is no take up bar, but a pause at the start.

correcting this the brilliance dims.

but "baiao official" looks similar, seams to be a brazilian thing:
start later.

norwegian traffic lights

oslo, the time when horse sleds and wagons were slowly replaced by automobiles. people crossed the street at will, horses stopped if needed, most of the times, but cars. at some point the need for traffic control arose, crossings were defined, first zebracrossings with traffic lights were set up.
But somehow pedestrians accidents did not reduce as expected. After closer inspection it turned out norwegian women did not care of the light.
Questioned they replied that there were only mens pictured on the lights, so they could not be meant.
New lights with two red ones were set up, norwegians are rather dry, so they figured women already crossed the street irrespective of the light, so no one would stop because the green one did not show the correct pictogram. Although long discussions took place if women or men should be top, outcome of these is lost in history (any pointers of more knowledgeables appreciated).
But at the same time womens liberation started to gain momentum and women beg…

outreach changes

reggie washington replaces james genus on basschanda rule is giving a gospel workshopand i booked the band and the bass, looking forward for some fun days and nights.