Skip to content
April 30, 2015 / Joseph's Healthy Bass Blog

Cannabis: the fabric of Japan

Joseph's Healthy Bass Blog:

History of Cannabis in Japan:

Originally posted on Patients for Medical Cannabis:

Screen Shot 2015-04-28 at 5.30.10 PM

by Jon Mitchell

An increasing number of states in the U.S. are easing policies on cannabis prohibition but little discussion has taken place in Japan on the potential benefits of adopting a similar approach. As various locations around the world celebrate annual April 20 marijuana festivals, we examine the country’s historical and cultural links to the much-maligned weed.


When Junichi Takayasu was 3 years old, a picture book about ninjas changed his life forever. What fascinated him most, however, wasn’t the assassins’ stealthy skills or secret gadgets but their usage of a very special plant.

View original 1,475 more words

April 27, 2015 / Joseph's Healthy Bass Blog

Hash It Out

Joseph's Healthy Bass Blog:

A simple little ditty from the #steeldrumlife series.

Originally posted on Steel Parade:

In the studio having fun!

View original

April 8, 2015 / Joseph's Healthy Bass Blog

Dusty Cat Pan

Joseph's Healthy Bass Blog:

Meow meow meow…

Originally posted on Steel Drum Life:

View original

April 2, 2015 / Joseph's Healthy Bass Blog

GoPro Bass Guitar mount for a performance of “Disaster”

Nice water bottle and Saxamaphone!

I finally attached a GoPro sticker mount to my bass. This will be the view for a while. I hope it doesn’t leave a sticky goo if I decide to remove the mount.

This recording of “Disaster” is from the third performance of our first week. “Disaster” is from from the musical “How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying”.

I am performing bass with a bunch of cool cats like:

Martin Lang is the Director
Phil Carillo Music Director, and playing drum set as well.
Anthony Crespo on piano
Alex Sadnik on reeds
Paul Curtis on reeds
Mark Bush on trumpet
Adam Gerling on trumpet
Taylor Covey on trombone

March 18, 2015 / Joseph's Healthy Bass Blog

Rehearsing “Disaster” from How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying

Bosco High

Did I forget to mention I am working on a two week run of a musical? I am learning lots! It feels good to be playing in a small group of horns… like big band!

We are starting our second week this Thursday the 18th of March. Performances will last until the following Sunday the 22nd.

The actors/students are very excited and express gratitude to us musicians all the time. They are a polite and well behaved group of students focused on doing their part well. We are all grateful for that.

This is the song titled “Disaster” from the musical “How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying”.

Here we are at the rehearsal run through, the night before opening night.

I’m performing bass with a bunch of cool cats like:

Martin Lang is the Director

Phil Carillo Music Director, and playing drum set as well.

Anthony Crespo on piano

Alex Sadnik on reeds

Paul Curtis on reeds

Mark Bush on trumpet

Adam Gerling on trumpet

Taylor Covey on trombone

February 13, 2015 / Joseph's Healthy Bass Blog

Steel Drum Life Video 6: “IPhone Only”

“IPhone Only”.

February 3, 2015 / Joseph's Healthy Bass Blog

this Week in Cannabis (2.2.15)

February 1, 2015 / Joseph's Healthy Bass Blog

Juicing Raw Cannabis for Highest Health Benefit

January 25, 2015 / Joseph's Healthy Bass Blog

New Steel Parade Video: “One To The Two”

 Steel Drum, Bass, and Drums grooving on this tune.

“One To The Two” – 1/22/15

I made up the bass part by thinking of what I wanted to play at the jam before I got there. Without knowing what we would be jamming, I decided to just come up with a part that had a strong quarter note pulse. Keeping it low and fat is just what I like (normal).

I am grateful to be part of these videos. Click here to see some older videos: Steel Parade’s Steel Drum Life videos. Nu Pan Groove did a great job editing this one!

January 16, 2015 / Joseph's Healthy Bass Blog

I Know I Dunno – 1/15/15

Originally posted on The Random Interests of Phil Carillo:

Video #2

Max on djembe and U Bass.
Phil on drum set and pan.

Max did all the mixing and editing.

This week we experimented with live video loops, multiple video tracking, and the Premier video editor.

We looped the drum set groove, and layered parts in real time over the groove.
Part of our simple groove approach.
We learned a lot.

If you like this video and would like to hear more, please follow this blog.

Also, like “Steel Parade” on Facebook if you have not done so already.

As always, feel free to share this video with your friends.
I believe the good stuff we share with our friends makes a difference in our lives :-)

Peace…
Phil

View original

Real Music. Real Life. Real Talk.

Thrive Debunked

A blog that will fact-check and correct the errors and false statements contained in "Thrive," a new conspiracy theory documentary released on the Internet.

Westside Sound Big Band of Albuquerque

We add energy & sparkle to public events, weddings, dinners, parties, dances, church functions, and charity benefits.

Ugly Bass Face

A beginner bassist's foray into the unknown

Live Out of the Box

travel stories and tips

konviktion

BEAUTY IS TRUTH TRUTH BEAUTY

Good Music Speaks

A music blog written by Rich Brown

Steel Drum Life

Weekly steel drum vids by Phil Carillo

healthyheartworks

Innovative Water Energy Solutions will help you get fit and stay healthy!

LivinLivestudios

LivinLivestudios

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,156 other followers

%d bloggers like this: