A small teaser clip from a documentary-in-progress being made by filmmaker Tom Knowlton (tck productions). Tom came to film a showcase at the 2013 Folk Music Ontario Conference featuring Gary Rasberry & The Big Idea. Stay tuned for more …
My beautiful friend and neighbour Rosie (daughter of Amber & Jamie) is a huge singular supporter of The Big Idea …
Wrote this playful song as part of a collaborative workshop as artist-in-rez at Harvey Mudd College in Claremont California. Didn’t take long to discover how the engineering students get to class .
Sedan Delivery, Neil Young cover band performs Sugar Mountain which morphs via “Sugar Volcano” into Powder Finger at Blues Skies Music Festival. August 2011. Filmed sporadically by an enthusiastic but not particularly interested 9 yr-old son of the drummer.
Painted Yellow is a short film based on a spoken word piece composed by Gary William Rasberry on his 2006 solo recording called ‘Curving for the Coast.’ The film, a playful spin on the harvesting (and eating!) of corn in rural Ontario, is a collaboration with filmmaker, James Greatrex (ASIF films) and features the old-time…
A spoken word piece for typewriter, didgereedoo and bullfrogs by Gary Rasberry featuring Teilhard Frost on didgereedoo (and 2nd typewriter). Found on Gary’s 2007 solo record, ‘Curving for the Coast.’
A rough video of my gig at the Bobcaygeon Music in the Park Series performing with The Woodshed Orchestra
It was an honour, indeed, to work with Paul Mills who produced Sharon, Lois & Bram’s children’s records. (His list of recording and producing credits, including Stan Rogers, are impressive, indeed.)
Paul Mills mastering The Big Idea Paul Mills of Millstream Studios seen here doing the mastering of songs for What’s the Big Idea.
Fireweed at Red Skies Festival A now defunct festival outside Guelph.