Archive for February, 2006

Goodbye, Gordie.

Thursday, February 16th, 2006

Hi everybody,

Just wanted to write a little post to let you know that Gordie MacMasters of Decorah, Iowa passed away the other day. Gordie is the man who taught me about the musical saw. We was a farmer and a bit of a local legend in these parts. I didn’t know him well, but he had me out to his house to play music one day and he corrected a lot of my mistakes. Say a little prayer for Gordie.

take care, Jeff

here’s a link to Gordie’s obituary…

Dr. Kickbutt pays Flabby Hoffman a little visit…

Wednesday, February 8th, 2006

Hi folks,

Just a quick one.
This thursday, the 9th, I’ll be traveling to Chicago to play with Dr. Kickbutt and the Orchestra of Death at the Flabby Hoffman Variety Show. This will be my first time playing in Chicago and I am therefore “psyched” as the young people in this country used to say. The show is at Phyllis’ Musical Inn in Wrigleyville at 11pm. I think you should attend. Will You? If you do, I will play the musical saw for you.

to recap…
Dr. Kickbutt hosted by Flabby Hoffman
Phyllis Musical Inn (312.486.9862)
1800 West Division
Wrigleyville, Chicago, Illinois

to check out Flabby, go to

kisses, your friend Jeff Mitchell