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My New CD…Final Phases: According to the Accordion

As I write this, I am listening some of the rough mixes for my next CD, I Don’t Do Lazy Like That. This phase is exciting; it also seems a bit daunting. I have been working on this CD for

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Game of Clue

Quack Song 2 The second song I’m working on for Sing Duck Sing, I am tentatively calling Game of Clue. Some parents who have children with Autism Spectrum Disorder report that—in retrospect—there were signs along the way. I guess this

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Guess I Missed Those Cumulonimbus Clouds

Quack Song 1 Wendy the Weather Girl (Guess I Missed Those Cumulonimbus Clouds) OK. I have my Song Plot for the musical I am co-writing with Burke, Sing Ducks Sing, an adaptation of her one-person play “Ducks on the Moon”

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My First Quack at It

An Initial Song Plot: Sing Ducks Sing I re-read Burke’s play, Ducks on the Moon (2010) last night; I will likely continue to do so, as I continue to work on our Art-Based Educational Research project. Ducks is a one-woman

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A Quacking Song Plot

Sing Ducks Sing: Quacker-Three Welcome friends to my online blog about my Arts-Based Educational Research (ABER) project, where I am adapting Burke’s play, Ducks on the Moon (2010) into a musical. Some may call this ABER project quackery, but I

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A Musical Needs to Quack Like One

Sing Ducks Sing: Quack 2 So, I began with a great idea of conducting Arts-Based Educational Research (ABER) by adapting Burke’s play, Ducks on the Moon (2010) into a musical. What I find daunting is that arts-based research is ARTS-based,

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Sing Ducks Sing!

As a singer-songwriter, I am always looking for new and interesting projects.  As an educational researcher, I am always looking for new an interesting projects. It had never occurred to me to bring those worlds together. But, I have recently

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Ladies and Gentlemen, George Michael…Let Us Say Goodbye Before You Go-Go

Ladies and Gentlemen, George Michael…Let Us Say Goodbye Before You Go-Go by Scott Anthony Andrews There are songs that every songwriter wishes they had written. There are singers that every vocalist wishes they could sound like. There are singer-songwriters that

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This is Your Brain on Songwriting

Lessons Learned from Levitin’s “This is your brain on music: The science of a human obsession” by Scott Anthony Andrews I will admit it. I am late to the party, once again. I just read Levitin’s (2006) “This is your

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BreakOut…& relax

Mr. Peter Champagne, Artistic Director of the Regina Jazz Festival, called me yesterday and invited me to gig on Friday Oct 14 at 8pm at 20Ten City Eatery (2010 12 Ave, Regina). The 20Ten is a superb up-scale restaurant with

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