Posted by bsed on Saturday, October 9, 2010
Sunday, October 10, 2010 @3:46:57 AM
Congrats, Bruce! That's a great compliment from someone who ought to know. Years ago I played a few dances in a Quanset hut. Same problem. So boomy, you couldn't hear what you needed to. Some gigs you just gotta get through, and it makes you appreciate the great ones. Oh yeah, all your experience pays off when you're just holding on by the skin of your teeth.
Sunday, October 10, 2010 @5:22:23 AM
A compliment from someone whose opinion you value--the best kind!
Sounds like the kids were having fun, too. Nice experience for all of you.
Sunday, October 10, 2010 @6:15:52 AM
What a wonderful compliment Bruce.....we are our own worst critics aren't we.....it is wonderful to feel validated by someone we know expects the best !!!
Sunday, October 10, 2010 @6:00:32 PM
You betcha! And those are the folks I'd druther work with (under the theory that they force you to be a little better!)
Monday, October 11, 2010 @7:45:26 PM
Awesome! Very cool - congratulations!
Tuesday, October 12, 2010 @10:38:40 AM
That's fabulous. You can't beat a compliment from someone you respect.
Your description of the noise level made me laugh.
Wednesday, October 13, 2010 @11:26:33 AM
hi bruce when you are haveing fun and enjoying your music then other people will pick up on your enegery and enjoy it also you are a good player like others have said it validated your skillas a player
Thursday, October 14, 2010 @7:58:31 AM
What a wonderful story! It is so wonderful to get compliments from people you admire! I'm a fellow Wisconsinite...but live in the North Woods--really...between Crivitz and Mountain! If I ever get down to your neck of the woods...I'll give you a hollar!
Saturday, October 16, 2010 @12:28:54 PM
Just got back from a two week vacation. While catching up on FHO, I caught up with your news. Congratulations. Lisa Ornstein is one of the very best, and it's really cool to get a compliment from her.
Hope to catch up with you again this Fall.
Wednesday, February 2, 2011 @4:05:49 PM
that has to be one of the hardest kinds of dances to call/play for.....good job/ just for not pulling your hair out and running screaming out the door.
What kind of dances did she call do you remember what they looked like??.
Wednesday, February 2, 2011 @4:15:28 PM
yes, what a treat for them kids to experience live music & dance...I commend you..I'm sure they will remember it..and sometimes it worked out better than the memory you have of it. I have memorizes of dances like that and when I see photo's of the dance sometimes I'm amazed how organized it looks [the circles are actually round- in my memory they weren't] and most important are the smiling faces..in my memory it was chaos. but in pictures it doesn't appear that way....Great job for just saying yes, to such a tuff crowd...
Wednesday, February 2, 2011 @4:21:19 PM
if you can be patient, actually kids in that age range can pick up moves pretty quickly -and they have the energy too. they can pick up the grand right an left better/quicker than adults.
Thursday, February 3, 2011 @6:01:50 PM
Well at this point I don't recall what Lisa called. But all your comments are true and valid!
Friday, September 23, 2011 @8:00:18 PM
I know, this is an old Blog for now, yet I wanted to send late congrats for you and wondering if this lisa Ornstein had Swedish roots ?, Ornsten means Hawk Stone on Swedish language.
Happenings like these makes you some inches taller
(in your mind it does). referring to these occasions, keeps you happy for the rest of your life.
things like these keeps me happy, I have one in my pockets, maybe later.Im quite busy at the moment making new songs to Eurovision song contest, huge happening in Europe,100 million TV audience at next Spring, in Month of May 2012.
I have same chances to win than anybody else, and the winner will receive an adress on the sunny side of the Street, I can tell.
Friday, September 23, 2011 @11:44:21 PM
sorry, Eagles Stone is the swedish translation of an Ornsten.
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