Entries by Jesse

Valentine’s Day, Illustrated

It’s hard to believe it’s been nearly 5 years since my friend Yan Herbe messaged me to politely ask if he could draw me. He’s crafted well over a hundred awesome works since then! He often draws Dirk and me as angels or devils, and always creates special ones for Christmas, Halloween, and Valentine’s Day. […]

New Holiday Classical Caber: “Ding Dong Merrily on High” (Video)

Dirk, Meatball, and I have a special holiday treat for you guys. Here’s “Ding Dong Merrily on High” as arranged by my hubby (a.k.a. Jack Parton), performed at Spencerville SDA Church in Silver Spring, Maryland on December 22, 2018. Huge thanks to Spencerville Church for the recording! Happy holidays, everyone. Peace on Earth, and good […]

Classical Caber: Dirk sings Rachmaninoff’s “Vespers” in Providence, RI

Last Saturday, Dirk joined the Brown University Chorus in a performance of Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Vespers, also known as the All-Night Vigil. Our friend Fred, the director of the chorus (which is comprised of Brown students), needed to supplement the ensemble with a basso profundo, and Dirk fit the bill perfectly. Not everybody can hit that […]