LA Take 2 – Day 2 – Wind

No, not that kind of wind. Today we got the wind ensemble arrangements for a very new song called Little Room. One of the instruments is flute, which means I can put my long time skills to some use.. finally!

I also decided to chart this trip with chocolate. I know… it’s going to be a struggle, but I think I will get through it. Today’s recording is brought to you by Divine’s 70% Dark Chocolate with Raspberries. As you can see… it’s rather delicious.

So back to the wind. The arrangement is insane… and by insane, I mean insane. 🙂 Bleu spent quite a while tweaking the arrangement while Joe and I spent time getting down the some serious work of taking silly photos. 🙂

While Bleu continued to beaver away on the wind I had a little time to practise the tunes I will be playing at Room 5 next week – Wed 25th April and it turns out that also playing that night is a singer, Jess Furman, who Bleu’s manager, Stacey Peck, also represents. I love it when things like that happen.

After Bleu sorted out his wind (sorry, I can’t help it) Joe Seiders did his percussion thing and everyone was bobbing along to the song. It’s amazing what happens when all the parts are put together… and we haven’t even recorded the real wind instruments yet.

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