The month of May saw Small World Project on the road again for a great gig at the New York Uke Fest (we finally learned how to pronounce ‘u-ku-le-le’). What a city- always very exciting to perform in the Big Apple. Managed to squeeze a lovely visit with good friends Kaoru Watanabe, Mari, Miki and […]

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The short but sweet Rheō Tour 2011 is now completed. We had a memorable final performance at the beautiful Dunrobin Sonic Gym. Thanks to Johannes Welsch for the warm hospitality and to the audience for their enthusiastic response! Thanks also to the MAI for their support and to Guilaine Royer who originally urged me to […]

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Despite a nasty snowstorm the morning of my departure, I made it to sunny Los Angeles in one piece. It was a great pleasure to collaborate with my good friends in On Ensemble and the other outstanding guest artists for this very special project, Kaoru Watanabe from New York city, Russel Baba and Jeanne Mercer […]

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Autorickshaw is re-visiting the beautiful Banff Centre for some school shows in the area and a concert at the Margaret Greenham Theatre. What an awesome place- I think everyone should experience the Banff National Park at least once in a lifetime. Many thanks to the Banff Centre and our sponsors for the support on this […]

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Enjoyed a fabulous week in sunny Los Angeles with On Ensemble, in preparation for the big Taiko 2.0 show at the Cerritos Centre, March 12. Huge thanks to Maz, Shoji, Kelvin, and especially Kris and Hiroka for hosting me so warmly! A visit to southern California in February is a wonderful way to charge the […]

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The very first 5e Route Bleue Alberta tour was a lot of fun, and yielded three great shows. After Edmonton and Calgary, our last performance was at the Grand Prairie Regional College. The building was originally designed by one of my favourite architects, Aboriginal Canadian Douglas Cardinal. His fluid designs manage to blend into the […]

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2010 is a wrap. And dizzyingly so…. Many, many end-of-the-year projects to mention, including a wonderful trip to the Banff Centre and a tour in Alberta with Autorickshaw, another great visit to Japan for work with dancer Hideo Arai and the Japan Frame Drum Association, a whirlwind trip to the far-east (of Québec) with Small […]

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