Author Archives: Kat G

About Kat G

Sci-fi author. Jazz aficionado, an all-around enjoyer of peace, quiet, beauty, and contemplation.

Reflections on Two Weeks of Music

Berks 2015 has come and gone, and so has Smooth Jazz for Scholars 2015. I’m still sitting here and reflecting on everything. The photos have been finished and turned around, so the ‘work’ aspect of these events is completed. The … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary!

Today, one of the biggest jazz events in the country kicks off, celebrating 25 years, and kinda-unofficially kicking off the jazz fest season. Berks Jazz Fest, Reading, PA. Two straight weeks of music to follow from today, and the lineup … Continue reading

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If all has to be considered…

It hit me a few minutes ago, as I wrapped up my workday and got my stuff together to go to my second job (yes, I work two jobs; most of you have known this already), that so far, I’ve … Continue reading

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And this, ladies and gents, pisses me off.

Jazz is tied with classical as the least popular genre in the US. The sound you hear is my rising blood pressure, but I truly wish I could say anything but that this is not news to me. Classical music … Continue reading

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I’ve been saying this for YEARS!

Daily Kos: Five Reasons Not To Use a Tax Prep Service Y’all know what I mean. H&R Block. Jackson-Hewitt. So on, so forth. Stop using those. Look, guys. This is now the 8th year I work in tax accounting. I am working … Continue reading

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Coming Back to Berks

It’s funny how memory works, and it’s even more interesting how circumstance plays into that memory. One of the first music-related entries on this blog, way back in 2010, when I was still getting my music-business feet wet, one of … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of Give me a fucking BREAK.

So yeah, Fifty Shades is now in the theaters. WHY this has been made into a movie, I will never understand. Really, does no one see the very obvious problems with the entire thing? Nowhere does Ana Steele actually, actively consent to … Continue reading

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