bookmark_border24 Hour Music Project 2013

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The 24 Hour Music Project is a fabulous event that just had it’s third year. 10 composers team up to create 5 bands made up of Peterborough musicians who perform 20 minutes of music created within 24 hours.

It started out quietly enough. I walked into the Red Dog to see Julia Fenn and Liam Wilson tuning up (above).

Then the shows began. Continue reading “24 Hour Music Project 2013”

bookmark_border24 Hours To Ride

image of Tom Reader and his trombone
That’s Tom Reader and his trombone at the 24-Hour Music Project, which  was a joy and a delight. I had no idea what to expect. I knew only that a bunch of songwriters wrote a bunch of songs one night and a bunch of musicians rehearsed them and played them the next night.

The range of styles and the immediacy of the tunes took us on a giddy roller-coaster into the great beyond.  Continue reading “24 Hours To Ride”