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4 Times the Hard Drive = iTunes Ripping

The hard drive on my MacBook recently tanked. I purchased a HD with four times the capacity. This means that, for the first time, I can have the iTunes library I have always wanted on my laptop. I have always kept a pretty lean iTunes library due to limited HD space. I have spent a good portion of the day today importing tunes and scanning liner notes, in between practicing of course.


California voters kill budget measures – Los Angeles Times

California voters kill budget measures – Los Angeles Times.

Trombonist to the stars – Las Vegas Sun

Trombonist to the stars – Las Vegas Sun.

Google news found this one. This article happens to be about the trombonist brother of a friend from Northern Colorado, Reid Tanouye.


Just in the Nick of Time

Just this morning I finished the redirect of my website to its current location. This afternoon my MacBook died. I have never seen nor heard of the error: “Invalid B-tree node size”. I can boot from the disk, but from Disk Utility I can’t verify or repair the disk. I also can not reinstall Leopard. I think my hard drive is dead. If that’s the case, ITA going to stink. The white MacBook is not easy to get in and out of and the Apple Store charges a pretty penny for computers that are out of warranty.

Cedar Rapids Municipal Band

I recently won a position in the Cedar Rapids Municipal Band. The organization is funded by the city of Cedar Rapids and performs two concerts a week for about ten weeks each summer. For a complete listing of performance dates, click the “Upcoming Events” tab on the top of this page.

Change of Format

Hello all. I have changed the format of this site. It no longer feels relevant to have a page set up the way I did previously. I have moved the site over to WordPress so that I can update from anywhere via my phone. I hope you like the new format. Please leave me a comment with feedback.