"Sideways thinking" is what Buddy Mondlock called it in a recent songwriting workshop here in Cedar Rapids Iowa. I like that. I hope you enjoy my "sideways" thoughts & ramblings...
|Posted by Kimberli on February 2, 2012 at 6:20 PM||comments (3)|
Hello my friends!
Just a quick update on what's up in Kimberli's world.
I'm working on two projects right now.
One is an original musical, story theatre style for the most part, called FRACTURED FABLES & FREAKY FAERIE TALES for Wilson School here in Cedar Rapids. We hold auditions next week and I'm excited to be back working with the kids again. Some of the skits woven into the tapestry of ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Kimberli on November 30, 2011 at 9:20 AM||comments (1)|
OK it's about time, I know. I threatened to make a CD out of my old recordings, stuff I'd compiled through friends and flood mud. My intentions were good, but it wasn't the right time or the right idea. It wasn't completely inspired.
I think I've got it now.
This project is called "Re-Written", inspired after the Buddy Mondlock Songwriter Workshop in November of 2011. It will be all original tunes, including a couple of new ones, but the songs I'd previously recorded I am going t...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Kimberli on November 30, 2011 at 9:00 AM||comments (0)|
In a recent songwriting workshop here in Cedar Rapids, IA, Nashville songwriter Buddy Mondlock challenged us all to "think sideways" and taught us much about imagery and new ways to look at the things around us. We shared our songs for group critique, did some exercises, listened to Buddy play and all got very inspired. I took notes like a starving man reaching through the bars of a dirty old jail cell... it had been a long dry spell for me and more than once I'd likened my "block" to someone...Read Full Post »