Well I've made it through to week two, hurrah!
We had a great rehearsal for 'Not Now Charlie' mid-week in which we managed to get two new tunes pretty much finished. That gives us quite a healthy stock of original material now and I still have two more at the draft stages. Although to gig seriously we need to double our existing set so I'm hoping inspiration will strike sometime soon.
Apart from that it was mostly just teaching and getting some students ready for their upcoming grade examinations. Why is it that teachers feel mush more stressed about theses than the students do....?
I had some free time at the weekend to do some practise and managed to spend some time going through the 'New Real Book' and checking out some of the tunes I never play. I discovered a few that are pretty good and will be going in my set from now on. This great Kenny Barron tune for one:
Until next week