Category Archives: Performances

Recordings of live performances.

Christmas 1950

This is the earliest known recording of me. It is from a record made in 1950 when I was two years old. I say one word – “Hi”. The rest of the recording is of Santa Claus talking to my older brother, Bob, age 8. He sings “Jingle Bells”.

The recording has a lot of record noise.

Download – (mp3 file, 1.5 Mb, 128 kbps, 44.1 kHz, Stereo)

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The Poetry of e.e. cummings

Terry, Gary, and Jim

Terry, Gary, and Jim

Gary Roelofs invited me to join him and Terry Rohse at a reading of e.e. cummings poems in the Art Gallery at Chemeketa Community College. This audio was pulled from a video recording that was made from the side of the room. I boosted the volume in Audacity.

We didn’t have time to rehearse. So, this is pretty much a cold reading for us (although Gary knows most of these by heart).

Download – (mp3 file, 16 Mb, 17 minutes, 128 kbps, 44 kHz)