Monthly Archives: February 2015

February 26


Malaysia is pretty rad. I’ve been to a few different places in the country and they’ve all been pretty different experiences. This country has great beaches, mountains, big cities, temples, and all sorts of good food. The Vatu Caves are not far from Kuala Lumpur and are used as a Hindu religious site. There’s a […]

February 25

Brunei — Bandar Seri Begawan

If you had asked me a year ago where Brunei is I would have had no idea. Hell, a few days ago I had no idea where it is, let alone what goes on there. I think I would have guessed somewhere in the Middle East, with a very desert-y landscape. It turns out that […]

February 15

Yangon, Myanmar

There’s nothing worse than leaving a party just as it’s starting to kick off. That’s the feeling I had leaving Myanmar tonight. All the dirty, dusty little shacks that we passed on the way into Yangon were lit up with neon and the promise of cold beers. How could we possibly miss this? In the […]

February 13

Woodwind doubling — Practical Advice

Here are 6 extremely practical habits that can help to improve your doubles dramatically. These are habits that I’ve acquired from years of experience doubling on multiple woodwinds. While these tips won’t help you improve your technical abilities on your instruments, I believe they are invaluable when it comes to the mechanics of actually switching […]

February 10

Bali, Indonesia

Kuta beach in Bali, Indonesia is a large, sand beach, surrounded by all manner of shopping, restaurants, shrines, street vendors, and other assorted bric-a-brac. I’ve been to Bali several times before but never to Kuta beach. This was by far the best time I’ve had in Bali. Bali is total sensory overload. Everything is super […]