Backstage at Africa Mission Concert

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Blendz Hip Hop band from Japan and Jett Edwards work out a rap and harmony before the show.

I shot this with my mobile phone sorry about the quality…ha lack of quality. Also working out arrangement with Junior the keyboard player before the show.

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Africa Mission dance

Whale in Destin, Florida!

My home is usually Destin, Florida even though I am working most of the year in Tokyo. Destin, Florida is a great place to unwind after dealing with 20 million plus each day in Tokyo and a city that REALLY never sleeps.
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My friend Nick just sent me these shots…very unusual to see a whale there…sharks yes but whales…
The complete story is in my local newspaper, the Destin Log.
http://www.thedestinlog.com/news/whale_4782___article.html/crowd_destin.html
Video, a bit long waiting for the whale to surface!

SK Korea

SK is an unusual comany…
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Their advertising uses a very recognizable icon in a clever way.
imagine in the USA if Exxon was in the same business as Verizon…or you could fill up your tank with gas at a
an ATT station…in Korea big companies are trusted conglomerates that are into everything.
More later…

Africa Summit Production

Here is the staff T-shirt design…the t-shrts for sale are more colorful…
t-shirts will also be sold at over 1000 music stores throughout Japan.
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I will post some rehearsal video tonight…the African musicians sound fabulous! Jett Edwards is producing the music for the performances and he has done a great job merging the vast variety of talent.