Hey there everyone, in case you haven’t seen the store in a while. We have a new shirt and poster on sale! The shirt is based on the Practice Chart: And the new poster is inspired by Duke Ellington’s, “It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)” Both of these items are … Read more
If only decorating for Christmas were this easy!
Happy Thanksgiving from Odd Quartet! Hope everyone has a safe holiday.
This has always confused me. MOST other holidays have specific music that goes along with them (Christmas, Halloween, New Year’s, 4th of July). As far as I can tell, there is no music to help celebrate Thanksgiving! Is it just too close to CHristmas, and people are already listening to Christmas music? Someday, Rhoads will … Read more
That’s it. Tom Brier OWNS at sight reading. Click play to see what I mean: Not only was Tom sight reading the piece, he was also improvising embellishments along the way. (I think most of the ending was improvised as well.) I can’t help but smile when watching this video. At the end of the … Read more
Some crazy ideas about what would make a good marching show get thrown around while Jason and Rhoads relax and play some video games. Honestly, most of the time I am the one throwing out crazy ideas like this. The funny thing is, some of my favorite shows are arrangements of classical music for marching … Read more
Today’s comic was inspired by this piece of news from this past week. Now, I can understand that it is hard to fly with a cello, but to call that instrument a “security risk” doesn’t make much sense to me. That story short circuits my brain every time I think about it. Traveling with instruments … Read more
The new London Philharmonic video game album has been running on repeat this week. I may do a proper write up this weekend. In other exciting news, the practice chart T-shirts are now available in the store! Tell your friends, tell your students, tell your fine arts booster club! Head on over and pick one … Read more
Today we have Rhoads doing is best Yoda impression. If you want to read the current storyline from the beginning, here are the links: 1. Patient Zero 2. Chicken Soup 3. Best Medicine 4. One More Time 5. Passing Out Music
Grizzly bears don’t fly airplanes!