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Sunday, March 31, 2013


Steve Bartlett, by Jan Rose-Bartlett cc.
Hey, Happy Easter guys....AND, Tonight's a BLUZZZ Jam with THE MOJO BLUES BAND hosting, at THE SPOT TAVERN in Tacoma...5240 South Tacoma Way. O.K? That's with my BARTLETT ON BASS, 'MOJO' [Mary Jo Tryholm] doing vocals and[ 'boy can she sing!.. you're gonna love it', says Steve], RICHARD MOLINA/guitar and HARRY LOGAN/drums...AND you...if you bring your ax...'cause it's a BLUZZZ jam for There's cold beer and fun music...all levels welcome. Starts 6 pm., go to 9 pm.   See you there. Jan

             5240 South Tacoma Way
             Tacoma, WA.

Saturday, March 30, 2013

It's Easter-Time...I've Got Just The Weirdest Video...Look

by Hey Paul Studios cc
Tomorrow's Easter...Cool. So, today, I spent some time looking for cool Easter Stuff, you know for Easter. AND, I found this really weird Easter video on GIZMODO.COM, 'cause I love  those wonderful CADBURY EASTER EGGS or HERE, don't you? AND, everyone loves those little PEEPS or HERE or HERE, anytime of year. So, of course, this video caught my mouth's watering...and I'm figuring out a way to let my BARTLETT know just what I'm looking for tomorrow in my Easter basket...then I saw the gun..what? NOT Cool... BE CAREFUL with that thing, will ya? It's gonna hurt someone or Easter Eggs and Peeps...Oh NO!!...NOT that.
Well, watch this video...but, be prepared...sit down, take a few deep breathes, and a BIG glass of cold water first.. after all it's Easter, for goodness sakes..O.K? Jan
Found this very creative video on YOUTUBE from ratedrr...This is what it says..."Published on Mar 29, 2013
How many Peeps can a 50 cal go through? Cadbury Easter Eggs too!
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How many Peeps can a 50 cal go through? Cadbury Easter Eggs too!

Thursday, March 21, 2013

'MOJO's BLUZZZ On Sunday...Rehearsing Tunes This Evening

By Jan Rose-Bartlett cc
We're rehearsing now lottsa BLUZZZ..Yea! my favorite, 'cause BARTLETT's going to 'MOJO's tonight with the rest of THE MOJO BLUES BAND for their BLUZZZ Jam they host this Sunday evening at THE SPOT TAVERN in Tacoma, starting at 6 pm., going to 9 pm.
There was a full house last, 'be there or be square' this Sunday...March 24th at 6 pm., bring your ax.....relax, have fun. AND then, go down the street to DAWSON's BAR AND GRILL to celebrate MARK SWAMBURG and BILL PALMATEER lives, with more music hosted by TIM HALL, starts at 7 pm. BARTLETT's planning to be at Dawson's after his band tears down the lights and equipment. We knew Mark Swamburg/guitar for many years, Steve will celebrate his life...just like Mark would have loved it with music. I'll be there in spirit. Jan
Today's rehearsal tunes are:
1.] HOUSE OF THE RISING SUN, HALEY REINHART's Version, from ibleedcubbieblue26
2.] LET IT ROCK...Etta James, from PedroBenetone
3.] WET MATCH...Etta James, from Frederick Clark
5.] YOU CAN LEAVE YOUR HAT ON...Joe Cocker, from Andranik Azizbekyan

BARTLETT's Gonna Get One Of These...Japan's ONE-MAN BAND

Steve Bartlett by Jan Rose-Bartlett cc
Now, this is an original cool musician on YOUTUBE, doing a cool song this morning too. AND, my Bassman just came inside...after helping our sheep have our 8th baby lamb, born this year. So cool...we're grandparents! So, now BARTLETT's very ready for some music and rest... this guy was just the ticket for a BIG SMILE, you know, that BIG, beautiful smile of Steve's... to hear, see, and enjoy and relax a little this morning. We enjoyed this guy...he does it all. Watch, enjoy and smile with us. Let's donate to the RED CROSS, helping the folks in Japan. Thank you Japan's One-Man Band. Jan
From funnytombow on YOUTUBE...It's ONE-MAN BAND doing 'No Woman, No Cry'; This is what it says on the page: Uploaded on Mar 27, 2011

    Monday, March 18, 2013

    What The Heck Is Creative Commons Anyway? Just FREE ADVERTISING, That's All...WOW

    by rawlands cc 
    Lately, we became 'painfully' aware of several folks, some of them, our very best friends that were very confused about CREATIVE COMMONS. They were wondering 'bout it's uses and if putting any of their [and Steve's, by the way] very talented and hard-earned music, artwork, photos etc., up on BARTLETT'S ON BASS give their Copyright 'away'?
    Well, I know 'Creative Commons is new for some people....
    So, I put up the statement at the top of our creative commons, everyone can plainly see..."Portions of this work contain the intellectual property of third party authors and contributors. As such, third party authors and contributors retain all copyrights in the individual works and reserve all rights not specifically granted herein"
    'COPYRIGHTED' material is NEVER giving away... of course not, your copyright is always safe!....This might help, ..Here's a link of some well known online business's that you know, that ARE involved: Read and link HERE    [BIG Hint: GOOGLE, FLICKR, WIKIPEDIA etc. and even millions more]
    This is what Creative Commons is...."Our tools give everyone from individual creators to large companies and institutions a simple, standardized way to keep their copyright while allowing certain uses of their work — a “some rights reserved” approach to copyright" Link below:

    CREATIVE COMMONS: "Our mission
    Creative Commons develops, supports, and stewards legal and technical infrastructure that maximizes digital creativity, sharing, and innovation.

    Our vision

    Our vision is nothing less than realizing the full potential of the Internet — universal access to research and education, full participation in culture — to drive a new era of development, growth, and productivity." Link HERE
    So, BARTLETT'S ON BASS uses this license: 

    This license is the most restrictive of our six main licenses, only allowing others to download your works and share them with others as long as they credit you, but they can’t change them in any way or use them commercially.", Link above, under Our Vision.
    And more..' FREE ADVERTISING' below. 'Whew', I'm all worn out by all this legal talk....BUT, don't worry, guys. SMILE, Jan
    "This license is the most restrictive of our six main licenses, allowing redistribution. This license is often called the “free advertising” license because it allows others to download your works and share them with others as long as they mention you and link back to you, but they can’t change them in any way or use them commercially." link HERE
    View License Deed | View Legal Code

    To read about all six main CREATIVE COMMONS licenses , go HERE, Jan
    Here's a video from cc Qatar on YOUTUBE, about CREATIVE COMMONS. It's called MEET CREATIVE COMMONS. This is what the page says: Published on Mar 28, 2012
    CC Qatar Releases New Video on How Creative Commons Works

    In as many ways we can use Creative Commons to share, learn, and communicate with like-minded people around the globe, we can explain what it is that Creative Commons does. There are countless blogs, pictures, lectures, and songs on the benefits of CC. This time around, however, we've worked with the highly creative animators of WikiKiwis to produce an informative and entertaining animation explaining why and how Creative Commons achieves what it does best; promote sharing and creative content generation while respecting intellectual property rights.
    The animation [comically] depicts creative people as they innovate with arts, science, literature, and music only to be hindered by the current strict regulations on copyrights. These regulations often do well with regards to protecting intellectual property in the physical, but their outdated restrictions compromises our ability as a global network of creative content creators to share and modify work freely and openly. Enter Creative Commons: the protagonist of the story that helps us all share, mix and remix -- while respecting copyrights! By providing content licenses which are primarily designed to allow for creative works to be used, modified, and shared, Creative Commons paves the way for a global community of inspired and inspirational content creators and users that can-in turn-revolutionize the way we work together through the Internet.
    Check our video and feel free to use it as you want -- keep it moving forward!
    Music: Touching Moments- Kevin MacLeod
    For more information visit us at

    Here are more video links about Creative Commons.
    2.] CREATIVE COMMONS KIWI, from plccanz

    Friday, March 15, 2013


    by Patrick Doheny cc
    Today, I just read some very sad news on FACEBOOK, posted by TIM HALL...about the death of two of this area's talented musicians,  That's our long time friend, MARK SWAMBURG and also BILL PALMATEER, a musician that we didn't personally know. What a shock to hear of Mark Swamburg's passing. I just called Steve in and let him know the sad news.
     Steve and I knew Mark for many years..a fine guitarist, that we met the first time at THE SUMMIT PUB in Puyallup at those Tuesday night jams that Kevin Christensen/drums hosted for so long.
     Later, Mark booked a fun gig near Shelton and hired BARTLETT as Bassman. Cool... I was always welcome too, was still getting around with my walker, and almost rolled down a steep driveway getting into the Community Event Building. I remember that there was food, friendly, helpful people who enjoyed the music. Mark had organized the show well, and it was a lot of fun.
     We met up with Swamburg again, when he sat in and played with Steve at THE LIQUID SOUL COFFEED ROASTERs in McKenna, Washington. He enjoyed meeting owner/guitarist MARTIN SALINAS and KENNY WILLIAMSON/drums.
    Mark would call or Email us often, he was ready in short notice and loved to play...we remember him always with music and ready to gig. We'll both miss his friendship, support, love of music. Thank you MARK. 
    TIM HALL [thank you Tim,..Jan] has organized a Life Celebration for Mark and Bill on Sunday, March 24 at 7 pm. at DAWSON's BAR AND GRILL, in Tacoma, Washington...Address: 5443 S Tacoma Way Tacoma, WA 98409
    (253) 476-1421
    Mark Swamburg was a member of the band...'Peaceable Lanes', see below at the PNWBANDS link.
     For my link for the late Dan Ruffo's  Benefit,.. go HERE. Ruffo was the manager of this band, for more info. about 'Peaceable Lanes...go to PNWBANDS.... 'Peaceable Lanes' 1971 to present 

    Thursday, March 14, 2013

    BARTLETT ON BASS Having Fun Photo

    Steve Bartlett by Jan Rose-Bartlett cc 2010
    This happy photo was taken of my BARTLETT at the now closed, LIQUID SOUL COFFEE ROASTERS in McKenna, Washington in 2010. Owned by Barb., and Martin Salinas. Steve loves music and it shows...I [Jan] took this photo.

    This Device Let's Us ALL HEAR Colors...WOW

    What these sound like? Photo by unknown cc
    Today, I found a very interesting post on the BUSINESS INSIDER that talks about this color-blind guy named NEIL HARBISSON. Harbisson created a device in 2004 that lets him sense colors, called  a EYEBORG . It also lets the deaf do just the opposite or 'hear' or sense music, done by sensing a frequency and .translating the song back into the colors they've learned to associate with different sounds. To read more, go HERE. . 
    The device detects the over 350 colors that our normal human eye can see, and infrared light too. ... [Wild THOUGHT: 'Wow..wonder how many colors that we CAN'T see'...Jan]. "Hearing colors changes the way you see everything," Harbisson says. The blind can also be helped by the EYEBORG...
    Here's a video about NEIL HARBISSON and the EYEBORG. I found this on YOUTUBE, from VentureVillageVideos . It's called, NEIL HARBISSON: THE CYBORG WHO HEARS COLOUR. This is more of what it says on the page:  "Published on Aug 28, 2012
    Born with the rare disorder of complete colour blindness, Catalan-raised Neil Harbisson devised a unique way to understand colour - by hearing it.
    Armed with a prosthetic device to translate colours into real-time sounds, Harbisson tours the world, educating others about the possibilities of man-made technological body extensions. "Stop creating apps for our phones and start creating apps for our bodies", was his on-stage catchcry at Campus Party 2012.
    We caught up with Harbisson in Berlin last week to catch a glimpse into his musically shaded world."

    More videos about Neil Harbisson:

    Tuesday, March 12, 2013

    WHEEZER Rock Cruise?..Whoops, That's WEEZER...Am I Getting Old Or What?

    by unknown cc
    O.K. Today I was checking out this 'alternative' rock band called WEEZER....What?.. am I getting old or something? What have I been doing, where have I been? This group's won Grammys and are having CARNIVAL CRUISE LINES set up 'Weezer Cruises' for them for 2014 already, where this band is the entertainment. And, I've read that the Weezer Cruises have no problems selling the tickets FAST....WOW.
    And, I'd never heard of the band before today.... So, pulled them up on YOUTUBE...and took a listen, and peek.  What is this? I asked..well,.they look like normal guys...honesty, a bit 'nerdy' to me,.. really...then, I listened...Boy, was I in for a surprise...all of them were singing at once, and then talking/singing 'bout a sweater or something. It was a bit confusing for me...reminds me...get new batteries for my my hearing aide...just kidding.
    But, I didn't give up and listened to a few more Weezer tunes...pretty soon, I was really enjoying these out-of-box guys, and their videos too. AND, that 'nerdy-look' was rubbing off on me and just helping me feel right at home, then I was smiling.... These guys ARE GREAT, Very Entertaining..I'm looking into getting our tickets for their next Jan
    For more on Weezer, go HERE or HERE
    Oh. I almost forgot, but Steve reminded me...Here's a story of MY 7 day Birthday Cruise, thanks,..again. JON BARONI/keys/harp/vocals.
    This is where Weezer sing about that poor old sweater, from Jiggs46, called UNDONE: THE SWEATER SONG. This is what it says: "Uploaded on Jul 1, 2009
    Weezer perfom Undone-The Sweater Song on the John Stewart Show 1994"

    Here's more video links for Wheezer on YOUTUBE:
    1.] BEVERLY HILLS, from WeezerVEVO
    2.] KEEP FISHIN', from WeezerVEVO
    3.] SAY IT AIN'T SO, from WeezerVEVO
    4.] ISLAND IN THE SUN, from WeezerVEVO
    5.] WEEZER YOUTUBE CHANNEL...Weezer Cruise info. here

    Sunday, March 10, 2013

    KAYCEY MUSGRAVES.... Best New Female Country Vocalist

    by familymwr cc
    O.K...Just read in USA TODAY that the new girl on the block [for me anyway, Jan] KAYCEY MUSGRAVES is hoping to come home as the best new female vocalist and more at THE ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS in April....Yes, Cool,...You know, She's so young, beautiful and very talented, this really puts a big smile on my face.  Her single, 'Merry Go Round' is a hit and one of my favorites. Looking at her history, I found out that I was wrong,  she's been in music  a long time, most of her life, and deserves lots of awards.
    KAYSEY has always loved country music, and I thought it interesting that she began as a 'yodeler' as a young girl and yodeling got her the gig at the 2002 WINTER OLYMPICS. As a teen was very active in western music, and she dropped yodeling and self-released three [3] albums before she was 18...WOW. Then, she moved to NASHVILLE enter some country singing contest and came in 7th....What??.. BUMMER. Everyone likes Musgrave's songs, what a strong, beautiful voice and original real life lyrics too.... Don't worry, Kaycey, you'll be sure and win the Academy of Country Music Award next month. Jan
    To read more about Kaycey Musgraves, go HEREHEREHERE or HERE
    I found this on YOUTUBE at KaceyMusgravesVEVO...KayCey doing MERRY GO ROUND'. This is what it said: "Published on Sep 19, 2012
    Preview all 12 songs on Kacey's debut album Same Trailer Different Park here:
    Same Trailer Different Park features the hit 'Merry Go 'Round' plus 'Step Off' and 'Follow Your Arrow.'
    Kacey is nominated for the Academy of Country Music's "New Female Vocalist" Award. VOTE DAILY for Kacey at The 48th ACM Awards air Sunday, April 7 at 8PM ET/PT on CBS.
    Download 'Merry Go Round' on iTunes:
    Follow @KaceyMusgraves on Twitter:
    Official Facebook:"

    More video links for Kaycey Musgraves on YOUTUBE.
    1.] KEEP IT TO YOURSELF, from KaceyMusgravesVEVO
    2.] BLOWING SMOKE, from E lice
    3.] PIECES, from TwangThang2010
    4.] NOTHING MORE, from HonkyTonkJukebox
    5.] FALLING, from TwangThang2010
    6.] NEXT TIME, from TwangThang2010

    WOW...BLUZZZ Jam Tonight, Sunday 6 to 9 pm In Tacoma

    It's Sunday again, AND you know what that means?   It means fun BLUZZZ...that's all. It's a Jam at THE SPOT TAVERN at 5240 South Tacoma you know Tacoma. Starts at 6 pm and done by 9 pm...So, bring your ax...O.K? It'll be fun. BARTLETT ON BASS's going over some of the tunes for today...I'm in heaven, listening to JOE COCKER...[from ShoppingArcy 'Feeling All Right'], right now. Early today we did ETTA JAMES...Cool.
    Tonight, MOJO BLUES BAND will be hosting the jam, that's my BARTLETT on bass, of course. 'Mojo' or MARY JO TRYHOLM's doin' vocals, RICHARD MOLINA/blues guitar, and that's HARRY LOGAN on drums. 'Be there or be square'. Jan

    WHERE: THE SPOT TAVERN 6 to 9 pm. Sun., 3/10
                 5240 South Tacoma Way
                  Tacoma, WA.
                  253/212-2062 or Richard Molina/guitar at 253/988-4336 

    Friday, March 08, 2013

    Let's Take A Swim....In This Beautiful Guitar Pool

    by Wickerfurniture cc
    This caught my eye today...just beautiful. I found it on FKICKR/CREATIVE COMMONS...I'd love one of these. Jan

    Thursday, March 07, 2013

    I've Never Seen This Before..Touching Seeing Eye Dog Story

    Jonathan Pow/ uk, [C]
    My news for today...Look at this touching photo will you. Well, this made me cry, that's all...Look...Two dogs, the first is sighted and the other dog named Lily is blessed with a real best friend. and her own seeing eye dog, named Maddison. I found this at a web site called TWENTY TWO WORDS.COM...amazing isn't it? Check them out.  There's more cool photos and a few sentences at the site, saying that Lily had to have her eyes removed because of a disease about five years ago and these two dogs have been together ever since.... Thank you Maddison. Good Dog. Jan
    about photo...[C]Jonathan Pow/ a press agency in uk. Go HERE . So, perhaps this story started overseas, that's why I've never seen this before. Thank you.... cool dogs, loved the story and touching photos.

    Wednesday, March 06, 2013

    Sad Day...Famed Guitarist ALVIN LEE Dead at 68

    by oddsock cc
    This sad news is all over the internet today...that amazing guitarist from the band, TEN YEARS AFTER,...ALVIN LEE died unexpectedly this morning from problems following a routine surgery, the family said.
    He became a British music hero, well known for his performance at WOODSTOCK in 1969.
    Last August he released his last album....'ON THE ROAD TO FREEDOM', and so it is. Jan
    To read more, go HEREHERE 
    Found on YOUTUBE, from Igor Males, ALVIN LEE doing 'I'M GOING HOME' 1969, WOODSTOCK. This is what it says: "Published on Jul 18, 2012
    Ten Years After - I'm Going Home(Live)
    Woodstock (August 17th 1969)
    Band members: Alvin Lee -- guitar, vocals, Leo Lyons -- bass, Ric Lee -- drums, Chick Churchill -- organ"

    More videos of ALVIN LEE....
    1.] BLUEST BLUES, from youur song
    2.] HOTEL BLUES.flv., from remku215
    3.] I'D LOVE TO CHANGE THE WORLD, from shanecombs1993
    5.] A SPACE IN TIME, from Motorcharger...TEN YEARS AFTER, Full  Album

    Monday, March 04, 2013

    This Is Your Brain On MUSIC or Speaking The Language Of Music

    by ^riza^ cc
    WOW..For today, I read online that...those very smart brain scientists' at JOHNS HOPKINS have been discovering a lot 'bout your brain on music lately. They even said.."Medicine is almost the physical embodiment of music.", well, I knew that [Jan..SMILE]...Also, Did you know that our brains 'think' as another form of Chinese or English?... Well, it's true, it looks like our brain's do just that.
    Those same scientist's studied the brains of some jazz musicians to see what's going on when they're doing what they do while performing. They found out these jazz musicians were using the language areas in their brains, as well as areas used in being creative, artistic or even solving math problems. Very interesting. Jan
    To read this very interesting post go HERE
    Videos of Music and the brain from YOUTUBE.
    3.] MUSIC AND THE BRAIN...THE MIND OF THE ARTIST, from LibraryOfCongress

    Sunday, March 03, 2013

    Live Music For The Deaf...What A Treat

    by daveynin cc
    I found online this morning a very interesting post about this wonderful lady who not only loves music but owns a Tezas-based company called LotuSIGN, that helps everyone have a great experience with live music...Even, the hard of hearing and deaf...very cool, Ms. Parker.  Yes,this beautiful lady is named BARBIE PARKER, and she's 45.
    She not only signs the lyrics, but it sounds like she even has the set lists and plays air guitars and air drums, while she moves with the music and mouths the vocals. Really she jams along with bands at live music shows. WOW...What a lady! I love this...Jan.
    To read more go to THE NEW YORK TIMES HERE.
    To read more about my [Jan] story about working with the deaf and music....go HERE
    Found this about LotuSIGN video on YOUTUBE, from LotuSIGN   This is what it says:" Uploaded on Feb 13, 2012
    A brief, up-close, look at the work of the work of LotuSIGN during Austin City Limits Music Festival 2011.
    More music signing videos...
    1.] FEEL THE MUSIC LotuSIGN, from Jefe Greenheart·
    2.] SEASONS OF LOVE Rent, from luvmy2gals

    Friday, March 01, 2013

    Get Your Mojo Working With A BLUES JAM... Sat. And Sun.

    Michael Harrison/drums and BARTLETT ON BASS
    Just got the news, BARTLETT ON BASS will be hosting a very cool Blues Jam at THE SPOT TAVERN, Bar and Restaurant... that's 5240 South Tacoma Way in Tacoma, WA. Phone: 253/212-2065,...tomorrow Sat., March 2nd AND Sun., March 3rd, from 6 to 9 pm. both nights. 
    O.K., Steve's gonna be there, of course, on bass....with,. 'MOJO' or MARY JO TRYHOLM on vocals. "Boy, Can she sing"., said Steve after returning home last night from THE SPOT TAVERN and a cool rehearsal with the band. RICHARD MELINA will be Blues Guitar this weekend, with HARRY LOGAN/drums.
    Bring your ax, and cool stuff and join in...It'll be lots of fun.

    WHERE: THE SPOT TAVERN 6 to 9 pm. Sat. 3/2, and Sun., 3/3
                 5240 South Tacoma Way
                  Tacoma, WA.

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    Photo by by billsaturno cc click to link, A note 'bout my spelling... I'm typing as fast as I can with one finger on one hand, and trying to make sense and everything. I haveave to look at the keyboard, NOT the see where ALL those letters are, and my nect won't bend or turn...whoops, that's NECK, not 'nect'. Please, forgive me and give me a little 'LEE-way' [spell?]...Thanks, Jan SMILE

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    by Sunfrog Shirts

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    Yea,...Just Wondering?
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    We Respect Others Rights, Jan and Steve

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    The Truth

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    Thanks Dick Metcalf, image by unknown cc

    Yep...NOT ALONE.

    Yep...NOT ALONE.
    By INCREDIBLE ME, click for link

    We Respect Others Rights, Jan and Steve

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    Want Your Gig Info Published Here?

    Want Your Gig Info Published Here?
    If you're a musician, band or club owner in my area, and want your live music event included on my BARTLETT ON BASS. Please send your gig info. at for review. I will review and post the very best gigs and live music events in the area. Thanks for reading BARTLETT ON BASS and supporting live music. ' T. Jan'...JA ROSE-BARTLETT.

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    About me....T. Jan Rose

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    Yelm, Washington, United States
    I [T. Jan] share and review web sites with music, recipes and gardening information. I have been a mother, wife, nurse, apartment manager, chimney sweep, long distance runner, musician, artist, organic gardener and, A student of the GREAT WORK at R.S.E. Jan does the computer, Steve plays the bass and doesn't speak computer....but Jan doesn't speak, this works out well for us...Jan writes about music news, and this area's music events. The postings are all mine., . We share ideas about posts. Jan loves to create beautiful blogs to share ideas and keep my brain active, recovering from M.S. and other things. Jan always operate the computer, ..AND, all posts signed by Steve are in his exact words, and All our Sites licensed under Creative Commons. T. Jan.... Steve says..." I love animals, gardening, kids, music, nature and fishing.. A student of R.S.E. Really like being in nature and living simply. Enjoy teaching electric bass. Enjoy our sites." Steve.