Pengcognito

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This week’s penguin: A really great place to play. Sort of.

Posted by pengcognito on September 18, 2009

This week’s penguin is in loving memory of my dad, Jack Beaven, who passed away recently. He was a lifelong fan of Dixieland jazz, a vice he passed on to me. He particularly liked the way penguins play it.


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I guess it depends on what you mean by “refined.”

Posted by pengcognito on November 14, 2008

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The Herringbone Stompers are looking for new members

Posted by pengcognito on September 26, 2008

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Musical instrument? Weapon? …to-MAY-to, to-MAH-to…

Posted by pengcognito on June 27, 2008




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A good job for failed ‘Penguin Idol’ contestants.

Posted by pengcognito on April 18, 2008




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A versatile enough musician can get work just about anywhere.

Posted by pengcognito on February 16, 2008




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A really long wait for a great song.

Posted by pengcognito on February 1, 2008

This is actually mostly true – NASA is really beaming the Beatles song “Across the Universe” across the, well, galaxy anyway.

As for the RIAA – I’m just guessing.




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Yes, it IS possible to sing THAT badly…

Posted by pengcognito on January 18, 2008




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It’s never too late to start a new tradition, anyway.

Posted by pengcognito on December 29, 2007




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getting rich from jazz

Posted by pengcognito on October 5, 2007

(or at least getting herrings…)



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