Phoenix Friends! Come to The Nash on March 8 for the latest iteration of our popular JAZZ NOIR show, featuring modern masterworks by Quincy Jones, Charlie Haden and Henry Mancini, classic movie music from Touch of Evil, Laura, Chinatown, Vertigo, Taxi Driver, and Blues in the Night, noir themes from favorite spy thrillers, detective shows and cop dramas, hard-boiled Matheny originals Crime Scenes, Femme Fatale and Sagebrush Rebellion, and timeless standards from the Great American Songbook. Join us! ~DM
Today is a joyous day: I received payment for last month's Girl Scouts music workshop! One box goes into the freezer and the other goes directly into my belly (minus 15% for Sassy because she booked the gig). Thanks, Girl Scouts!
I'm pleased to announce that I'm finally getting around to publishing my book on the REAL Music Business!
Chapter One — Navigating The Minefield of Petty Personal Grudges Chapter Two — Hanging Out: It's Not Optional Chapter Three — Exposure: People Die From It Chapter Four — The Skycap: Friend or Foe? Chapter Five — Getting Paid: What's Taking So Long? Chapter Six — The Arts: Less Newsworthy Than High School Football Chapter Seven — What To Eat When All The Restaurants Are Closed Chapter Eight — We're Definitely Interested: What It Really Means Chapter Nine — Secrets of Midlife Couchsurfing Chapter Ten — Royalties, Health Insurance & Other Fictions
The Frugal Flugel recommends the portable Travel Kitchen! Find values online and make your own for less than $85:
1. RDT Travel Bag ($29.95 on Amazon.com) 2. Mini Hot Plate ($19.99 on Casa.com) 3. Portable 1.5 Cup Rice Maker & Warmer ($12.39 from Target) 4. Insulated French Press Coffee & Tea Mug ($.99 on Ebay) 5. Mess Kit ($4.99 on Rothco.com) 6. Flat Pocket Cutlery ($1.49 on Ebay) 7. Electric Kettle ($14.66 from Walmart) Prepare thrifty meals and healthy snacks on the road.