Canada Day 2009

Yesterday I got a chance to take photos on Parliament Hill on Canada Day during the afternoon. Seeing the dignitaries and politicians that were on hand. It was a interesting experience seeing the “Prime Minister” and the Governor General. It was a nervous experience being the first time doing this and not expecting it. Enough …

Ottawa Jazz Festival so far pt II…

Monday night: Esperanza Spalding: Surprised that Ezperanza won Best New Artist at the 2011 Grammys Josh Rager Sextet Amazing jazz set they put on. Julian Lage. Nice set and surprised with his guitar playing skills. Maria Schneider: What a lovely beautiful lady. Nice composer and the music was beautiful. [flickr-gallery mode=”photoset” photoset=”72157620515948906″]

Michael Jackson: RIP

OK I am slow in mentioning this. Just got back from the Ottawa Jazz Festival and having no internet there. Hearing the new of Michael Jackson’s death is very shocking. I never bought any of his albums but I know I should. I am a 80s kid so I grew up listening and watching to …

NXNE: Final Thoughts

Finally done editing the photos from NXNE. These four days being in Toronto were fun for myself. I never experience such a great live music scene there. Compared to Ottawa, Toronto totally blows us out of the water. I got to meet some interesting people who got media passes and wondering who they were covering …