Category: Joelle Morris

Le Bon Truc Trio Rehearsal Audio

The other Le Bon Truc Trio! Quite the week for music and the squeezy stuff. Three rehearsals in the space of seven days, preparing for three different gigs. The quintet Nouveau Chapeau is preparing for NEFFA, as mentioned in a previous post. The Le…

13 Moments at the Gig

I invite my band mates to share their moments in the comments section.Last Thursday me and three of the best musicians I know played at Lewiston bistro She Doesn’t Like Guthries, a cafe aimed at “eco-conscious, urban bohemians.” The food and wine were excellent and…

Feb. 28 Le Bon Truc Gig!

This Friday, Le Bon Truc, will be playing at She Doesn’t Like Guthrie’s, and sweet bistro in Lewiston! Le Bon Truc features me on accordion, Steve Gruverman on winds, Barbara Truex on strings and percussion, and Joelle Morris singing. We start at 8:00! Come…

Bal Folk on Saturday (Jan. 18)

This saturday at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Augusta, Maine, a Bal Folk will take place. The “big band” that I’m a part of, Nouveau Chapeau, will be playing, with Marie Wendt teaching and calling the dances. In April when we did this, we whipped…

Le Bon Truc videos

Le Bon Truc is a quartet featuring me, Steve Gruverman (clarinet), Barbara Truex (strings, etc.), and Joëlle Morris (voice, etc.). Before Christmas we performed at the Saco River Winter Market. We played both Christmas stuff and French bourrées, waltzes, and polkas. Here are six…

Accordéon Resolutions (featuring a bonus polka!)

BONUS POLKA DOWN BELOW! Let’s review resolutions for last year: Music is my joy 1: Keep playing! (Don’t know if I dare be more specific than that)2: Keep blogging … a tremendous amount of fun this year, and I have some very nice big…

C’est Noël!

http://bandcamp.com/EmbeddedPlayer/album=1976243836/size=medium/bgcol=ffffff/linkcol=0687f5/transparent=true/ Now that Thanksgiving is past in the States, I feel okay drawing your attention to this CD by my Le Bon Truc colleague, mezzo-soprano Joëlle Morris. For this amazing collection of French Christmas songs, Morris is accompanied by pianist Bridget Convey. The whole thing was…

Welcoming Baffetti

The plan unfolds slowly! Made arrangements for sale of the Nik, yesterday, and arranged to purchase a Dino Baffetti, Tex-Mex II/34 from the Button Box. As it happens, both the buyer of the Nik and the Button Box are right near Sunderland, Massachusetts.  Saturday,…