Arts, Music, Writing
All About Bullies Big and Small – 54th GRAMMY Award for Best Children’s Album.
It was a privilege to be a part of arranging the participation of Blue October, through my involvement in Soul Asylum Poetry and Publishing, to make this project a winner at the GRAMMY awards, and for the cause it will inspire.
David Ruben Piqtoukun – Sculptor of stone, steel. Also using feather, bone, baleen.
Works from table top size to lobby and campus installations.
Black River Media has provided support in composing submissions and portfolio media.
*New website Jan. 2017.
Freddy Will – Musician, Author, Philanthropist. Visit Freddy’s site to keep up on the never ending list of projects he develops. Freddy is releasing yet another book and CD combination project in September 2014. Titled Hip Hop Kruzade, this third such project will qualify him for consideration by Guinness World Book of Records for this special accomplishment. The books are edited and published by Soul Asylum Poetry and Publishing.
Georgina Music – Instruments New, Used, Consignment; Lessons; Sheet Music; Sound gear and accessories. Store and website of professional musician Joe Agnello.
Georgina Studio Tour – Annual open house of local artists’ studios
Previously Black River Media produced the large format brochure and the website.
Soul Asylum Poetry and Publishing – Definitely worth a look by anyone of creativity.
Independent Authors Bookstore, The Playground forum, special events and appearances, artist promotions.
Producer of a weekly two hour radio show of music and spoken word since 2007.
Contributor to both a GRAMMY nominated spoken word album and a GRAMMY winning children’s album.
Non-Profits and Charities
Everdale – Organic Farm and Environmental Learning Centre
It’s a working farm with an extensive education component, with programs suitable for school children all the way to farmers looking to improve their knowledge on best practices.
The biggest event of each year is Carrot Fest – in past years drawing up to 1,000 visitors. On contract as Marketing & Fundraising Coordinator I enjoyed my time there with a great bunch of people in as down to earth a working environment as you can imagine.
Give a Miracle a Chance – supporting families of children with special needs. The expertise has been on cerebral palsy but that often coincides with other challenges so the resources have encompassed that reality. Funding, research news, therapies, counseling are all part of the mix.
I produced the initial DVD and brochure that started my decade long contributions for media and venue graphics.
Design, Sound, Video Resources
Creative Cow – The peer to peer support community for media production professionals.
Music forums – A long standing source of information and community for music production and performance technology.
Crutchfield – Audio retailer that provides news and reviews on mobile technology.
SENA Bluetooth – Wireless Bluetooth devices for helmets – phone, GPS, music, group intercom. Now with the ability for firmware upgrades for new features as they arrive.
Reno Viola Outdoors – renowned angler Reno Viola now hosts radio WRVO.
Ripple Outdoors – Outdoor writer Peter Wood, photography/video, podcasts, seminars, hunting and fishing knowledge.
Top Bass Tournament Series – Currently at the top of boater attendance numbers for tournaments in Ontario. Geared to every competitive level from beginner to total pro.
Wil Wegman Focus on Fishing – Outdoor writer. The fishing ambassador of Lake Simcoe.
Motorcycle Experience – a TV show produced in Ontario
Yamaha FJ1100 / FJ1200 Owners forums – discussion, resources, rides
Yamaha XS750 / XS850 Owners forums – maintenance, modifications, restoration
PartsnMore – Canadian parts source for the ‘Big 4’ brands of Japanese motorcycles.