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Ending 2008 on a High Note

Posted at 8:36 PM on December 30, 2008 by John Birge (2 Comments)

And I mean a really high note. Behold two slightly unbearable (okay, actually totally excruciating) minutes, but hey, it's New Year's Eve.

First, some cautionary notes:
1. Don't try this at home; it could be dangerous.
2. Don't play this around dogs; they could become dangerous.
3. Beware the dangers of testosterone poisoning.
4. Remember the advice of the late, great jazz trumpeter Freddie Hubbard: "Don't make the mistake I made of not taking care of myself. Please, keep your chops cool and don't overblow."

Happy New Year!


Comments (2)

Is that a warning? a reason these guys work in the back? or to make us appreciate your music even more than we already do the rest of the year? Thanks for sharing!

Posted by Kris | January 1, 2009 1:44 AM


Terrific! But you got anything with saxophones??????? (shudder)

Posted by Old Dick | January 7, 2009 5:53 PM