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Home of Musician and Educator David Marriott, Jr.

David Marriott, Jr. is a jazz trombonist, composer/arranger, educator, and blogger. A two-time Earshot Jazz Golden Ear Award recipient and winner of the 1999 National Jazz Trombone Competition, David is active in a variety of Seattle jazz groups, including the Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra, Zubatto Syndicate and his own critically-acclaimed groups Septology and Triskaidekaband.

New Gear for Music Geeks II

Bringing you more cool stuff for your home music setup, Boing Boing launched it's Gadgets blog last week and they featured a great story today about some VERY cool lantern-like speakers that come with a  variety of options in terms of look-and-feel:


The company that makes them, Xount, is located in Switzerland, the site is in German (for now) and the base model costs 329 Euros, or about $450. The covers are very reasonable, and it will still be tough to get your hands on these until the site is easier for English-speaking audiences, but I'm starting to save now...