The NSO (National Symphony Orchestra) has been doing some dandy music events in our neighborhood, so we went to one last night featuring seven members of the symphony (without the white-tie attire) doing an eclectic mix of genres. The front man (Glenn Donnellan) was a violinist playing ...
an electric LOUISVILLE SLUGGER BASEBALL BAT! Although he was bowing the instrument, he could make it sound like a fingered electric guitar or a bluegrass fiddle. We heard Led Zepellin, country fiddling, Chuck Barry, Jimi Hendrix, bluegrass, all superbly done. What a treat!
Nancy Freeman is a native of California who lives now in Washington, DC. A lifelong artist, she paints portraits and other commissions for a living, which keeps her traditional skills tuned and supports her decades-old obsession with computer art, and pastel painting.
She is currently using her 15th, 16th, 17th, and 18th computers, but remembers when Dick Tracy had to make do with a two-way wrist radio.