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Check out the Gaslight Tinker’s new site. Lots of new dates on the horizon!

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Gaslight Tinkers

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Hey all, This summer has brought the Gaslight Tinkers (you know, our afro-beat, caribbean, funk, celtic jam band) to the Iron Horse, the Green River Festival, Upper Valley Fest and many more to come. Soon we’ll be recording and upping … Continue reading

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A song with Seeger

A song Peter shared with Pete back in October.

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The Symonds Chorus sings for the Mayor

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A fall day with the Tinkers at Garlic and Arts

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Peace Place won!

“Peace, Place” just got status from the parents choice awards. Check it out.

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The Gaslight Tinkers on the Move

Zoe, Garrett, Dave, and I are moving along with the Tinkers. Fiddle tune, afro pop, raggae, funk jam. Be a part of the movement. Check out this link to our page www.thegaslighttinkers.com. Here’s a bit of live stuff from a … Continue reading

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Peace, Place

The last four months have been filled with lots of work on a fun project. With help from the Symonds School community and a grant from the Putnam Foundation, I produced a CD entitled “Peace, Place”. It’s a compilation of … Continue reading

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Tinkers!

Very excited about a new collaboration with Garrett Sawyer, formerly of the reggae funk band the Alchemystics and the great fiddler Zoe Darrow. Afro beat, reggae, funk, fiddle tune jam band with a wall of percussion called Gaslight Tinkers. Check … Continue reading

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Fall is in the air

So many great things going on as the leaves change. Check out the calendar for dances and concerts-

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Pete Seeger Benefit Concert

Here’s a fun photo from a few weeks back. Peter with Dar Williams, Pete Seeger, mentor and old pal Rick Nestler and David Amram. Continue reading

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The Housetop CD is here!

Our 4 part harmony singing, swinging year long project has finally arrived.   Anna Patton on clarinet, Erica Morse on bass, Naomi Morse on fiddle, and me… Check out the Housetop website www.housetopband.com

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Did you say a Grammy??

I can’t say that I won a grammy but my mandolin playing does appear to be on this Pete Seeger kids cd… Click here to read the article

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Move the Mob…

Some Space Age Vaudeville from the Dance Flurry with Jay Mankita, Naomi Morse, Sam Zucchini, and Jean Rohe

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Does a community dance or is dance the community?

CHAPTER 1 My grandfather, an optician owned a shop down on Canal St in NYC. He was the kind of guy that saved the old glass frames and didn’t always have the latest styles. One might say he was kind … Continue reading

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Beautiful Fall

Here’s the Scoop: Housetop’s cd is on the way in the coming weeks. Check out www.myspace.com/onthehoustop for the 4 part harmony old time swingin sound of Peter, Anna Patton, Erica Morse, and Naomi Morse. If you listen carefully you can … Continue reading

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Hello!

Welcome to my online home. Stay awhile! The Fall has been beautiful in Green River, VT. Come out and visit me in real life sometime. Just came back from a fun show in Manhatten, a Sloop Singer reunion concert in … Continue reading

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Peeeeep

Peeeeeeep By golly, I heard peepers last night! Yey! Lots of fun stuff ahead in the Spring, mostly locally…..The Rendezvous in Turners Falls on 4/2, dances, workshops festivals and concerts in the summer. Check out my dates.

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Back to my shack

Spring’s almost here! Car sh-t the bed, we’re down to one income again AND we’re moving back to our shack in VT (well, in June)! Yey. Composting toilet here we come. This time with 2 kids, one in diapers. So … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

In the face of this so called recession we’re going through there is still so much here for which to be thankful in the new year. Not the least of which will occur on January 20th. There will always be … Continue reading

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