Living Room Gigs
I stumbled upon singer songwriter Gareth Davies Jones’ page on Living Room gigs, here is the link for you to find out more http://www.garethdavies-jones.com/gigs/living-room-gigs/ He gives some info on living room gigs, the thoughts of hosts, audience members and an artists perspective.
Coffee Break French
Coffee Break http://www.coffeebreakfrench.com/ One of our favoured language tools! The free podcasts are very good, and they are helping us a lot as we learn french Check it out for free
Louder Than The Music - Reviews - LifeColour -... →
Louder Than The Music - Christian music news, reviews, interviews and much more Life Colour: Louder than the music interview
Fiverr: A new discovery for me
I recently discovered Fiverr.com, its really cool I have used it for some things but I am also offering some things to for 5 dollars. See Hi, Check out my new Gig on Fiverr.com: http://fiverr.com/adambakermusic/teach-you-one-of-my-recipes-via-skype?utm_medium=s_ms&utm_source=el_at&utm_term=na and there are more…
Le Citron: Lyon
I had a great gig on Friday in Le Citron, a really lovely concert, great sound, lighting and a great audience. I borrowed Estelle Mey’s band for the song “New Day” to finish the night, a very good experience, nice wee band I had! I also enjoyed seeing a bit of the city with some friends pre-concert, post concert and busking the enxt day! All in all I had a great time. Some...
Gap Yah: is such volunteering really all that...
The BBC article http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22294205 challenged me and raised some questions in my mind. Please read through it, it has a lot of thought provoking comments and challenging points. It made me think of “Christian” volunteering and “Mission” work. As someone moving towards living in Senegal and working amongst street children this article offered many...
Tonight I am out with some french folks, speaking some english and helping them in exchange for some french chat after! The English gang (the group’s name) are a cool bunch of people and sharing language learning in this way is lots of fun!
Live in Lyon
Le Vendredi Soir! I will be playing with Estelle Mey in the Citron, Old town of Lyon 21h. its gona be an awesome night. I hope you might come along and say hello
STOP an intervention into Trauma
Recently we were leading some seminars at Go 2013 about working with Children in Crisis. We shared the STOP model (Phylis Kilbourn) a way of thinking and approaching intervention into trauma. It proposes that children affected by trauma experience loss and the losses need to be restored. Structure - children who have experienced trauma need to have structures replaced and restored. External...
Top Tips On Touring
In my musical journey and adventures I have met some great people and found some great ways to have great tours/memories and how to keep the budget down. Here are a few of my ideas: [[MORE]] Getting Gigs Look up artists and bands local to the area and see where they are playing. Plug into a community like Couch Surfing and find out from local people where the music is..get people involved in the...
David Munn: Musician and friend
My friend David Munn an excellent musician has jsut launched a enw website, check it out here at: http://www.davidmunnmusic.com/biography
I saw this post form Shane Claiborne speaking about the Landfill Harmonic, check out the short video and support their project it is really interesting http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/405192963/landfill-harmonic-inspiring-dreams-one-note-at-a-t
World Music Travel Blog: Borneo World Music Expo... →
worldmusictravelblog: 24th – 26th June 2013 June this year sees the launch of the first ever Borneo World Music Expo. This massive event, organised by The Sarawak Tourism Board, will feature an army of world music industry professionals from record labels to managers, festival promoters, event organisers,…
Find the pdf for the report on this link http://www.cocoabarometer.org/Cocoa_Barometer/Download_files/Cocoa%20Barometer%202012%20Final.pdf Find out more about the Cocoa industry, farming and consumers.
The Cocoa Barameter can be seen on this link and here you will find some shocking facts about cocoa farming. http://www.cocoabarometer.org/Cocoa_Barometer/Welcome.html?utm_campaign=website&utm_source=sendgrid.com&utm_medium=email
Emerging Icons: Artists
http://www.emergingicons.com/ New music…where is the best place to find it….? I think Emerging Icons is the right place to be when you are looking for new music. These guys are all about the music, the artists and the fans its an organic community, check it out and get plugged in.
Movements: On this musical venture
I just wanted to give an update on my musical venture and project and what movements have been made and what still lies ahead. I have been collaborating with musicians in France, UK and recording at home. I have some songs int heir final stages that will be soon going to a producer for mixing. The whole process and the movements have been slowed down and interrupted somewhat but its still making...
An Idea that could change everything!
Ever been in a position where you have thought if only I could pay someone to do that for me…? Or have you needed help but not got it because money has got in the way? I certainly have. In my professional life doing music I have not always been able to fork out lots of cash for video making, or hiring top sound engineers. Even in my personal life moving house i have often relied on pulling...
Cooking, cleaning and not complaining!
You may be wondering what is this about, is it that I am doing all these things…or that I think someone else (such as my wife) ought to be doing this…? Well you are sort of the right tracks in that I am making a statement that conjures up all sorts of ideas on the roles of men and women in society as some people think it is or should be. I do not think that these roles are at all...
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Soiree l'instant 2
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YgLyowAG7Ds tomorrow night there is more great music like this…and it was my first time having a beat boxer accompany me…oh and thats a new song too! So lots of insight into the concert and a sneak peak of one of my new tunes…interested in hearing more come along tomorrow night Larith gallery, Chambery
More french happenings: Email
Wow its amazing to think how many emails I am now writing in French and communicating like this with people! to think we knew nothing when we came and now we are writing emails and communicating with people online in French! Its quite amazing. thank you for your prayers and support!
In Awe of You: new Single by Zak Robb
A new single from a friend of mine Zak Robb is out now https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/in-awe-of-you/id620560300?i=620562261 A lovely musical bedding, atmospheric and rich in tone with great lyrics and a cracking voice…check it out
The Growth of Love
The Growth of Love is an excellent resource for those working with children, Keith White has written an excellent book sharing his experience and insight. http://www.amazon.com/The-Growth-Love-Keith-White/dp/0857460757
GO 2013 Healing a broken world
Go 2013 is coming up! My wife and I will be there leading some seminars together on working with children in crisis. We are excited to be sharing our hearts at this event. During the festival there will be speakers such as Andy Hawthorne and Jackie Pullinger. Hope to see you there, http://www.gofestival.info/default.asp
I just launched a new APP, get it here www.bandapp.com/adambakermusic Keep up to date, see new videos, gig dates, songs, stream, listen, buy and you can even look at pictures of my fine face…anyways, its there for you to connect with me
The votes continue...
The votes continue, thanks for all your participation and support, please if you have not voted already follow these 3 links and tick your vote, its that easy! thanks for reading! Let’s see where it can take the songs! http://www.crossingsongs.org.uk/songs/let-justice-reign … http://www.crossingsongs.org.uk/songs/on-the-cross … ...
Rhythms that can change the world!
http://village.rhythms.org/ check out this site and see what’s going on! This space by Tearfund could be sending rhythms that will change the world, get tuned in
Climbing the votes with your help!
These songs have been climbing the votes, so please if you have not voted already follow the links and push that button it is a simple as that! Let’s see where it can take the songs! http://www.crossingsongs.org.uk/songs/let-justice-reign … http://www.crossingsongs.org.uk/songs/on-the-cross … http://www.crossingsongs.org.uk/songs/eagles-when-we-wait …
Crossing New Boundaries: Its a song competition
The Crossing Songs Competition is looking for songs in 4 Categories Best Contemporary Praise Song for a Mission Context Best New Hymn Lyric to an Existing Hymn Tune Best New/Hymn with Gap Theme Under 18’s category - Best Youth Worship Song This song is in a 2 of those (mission and theme), and you will find others of mine there too. http://www.crossingsongs.org.uk/songs/let-justice-reign ...
That's a rap!
Over the weekend I was involved in a concert bringing together artists from all different backgrounds. With no fixed programme the audience participated drawing a card from a pack of cards to see who would be on stage each time the card that represented an artist was draw he/she played. Each artist had 2 cards (2 songs) ready to play. The night was really cool and lots of fun. I played a song...
Click and Tick
These songs need your vote, so please follow the links and push that button it is a simple as that http://www.crossingsongs.org.uk/songs/let-justice-reign … http://www.crossingsongs.org.uk/songs/on-the-cross … http://www.crossingsongs.org.uk/songs/eagles-when-we-wait …
Update from France: Language Study
Hello, So this quick blog is for those of you who may or may not receive email updates from us. We are more than half way through our time in France studying la langue francaise. We have been really enjoying our time here and we are making progress with the language. We will be staying in France until August this year. If you have followed any of my blog/tweets or facebook you may have noticed...
Why vote for my songs?
My songs are in a competition for best song with missional focus and missing themes in modern worship songs, please vote… I really feel that the songs that have been entered fit these categories. 1. Let Justice Reign - is a song that I would love to see getting more widely known and shared as its message and challenge I feel could inspire the church into action. It is an increasingly...
Ao ne year training program from New Wine that has partnered with tearfund. http://www.new-wine.org/training/discipleship-year Thinking about what to do with your life? Looking at GAP year opportunities, then this might be for you.
Crossing Songs: My Entries
My songs are in a competition for best song with missional focus and missing themes in modern worship songs, please vote… My song let justice reign is in the #crossingsongs competition please check it out + vote http://www.crossingsongs.org.uk/songs/let-justice-reign … on the cross is in the #crossingsongs competition plz check it out+vote...
French Art Gallery and Concert
This week I will be playing in an art gallery with some other musicians at the Larith Gallery in Chambery http://www.larith.org/ Its going to be an interesting gig I wont give too much away but come along for a great night. Also playing: Hakim (rap/slam) Iseult (guitare/chant) Meloman (guitare/rap) Félix (guitare/chant) Skal Ins (piano/guitare/rap)
Crossing Songs Competition: Let Justice Reign
My song Let Justice Reign is in the Crossing Songs Competition and I need your help and your vote to get it moving up and for a chance to win the competition. http://www.crossingsongs.org.uk/songs/let-justice-reign The song is about justice for the poor, it is a missional song with a challenging message. The song I hope inspires and challenges people to move into actions of liberating the poor...
Crossing Songs Competition: On the cross
My song On the cross is in the crossing songs competition and I need your help to get it moving up the list for a chance to win the competition. Check it out here http://www.crossingsongs.org.uk/songs/on-the-cross The song is about spiritual conflict in the spiritual sense of actual realities and in the socio-political sense too. A song of freedom and hope, a declaration of victory.