Category: Nouveau Chapeau

Pignol & Milleret Monday

I have not been attending to my duties. I’ve been traveling and actually had to move house. I’m in a very nice new place, and life is good. I did play at NEFFA with the quintet, Nouveau Chapeau. We played an hour of mazurkas…

You had me at Mazurka …

Some mazurkas wot we might play! “So,” said Steve Gruverman, “at NEFFA, do you want to do a mazurka –“ “Yes.” “– workshop with –“ “Yes.” “– Lynn Baumeister?” “Yes.” “Yes?” “You had me at Mazurka.” To summarize: At the New England Folk Festival…

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…