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The Sidewinder – a compact performance didgeridoo

This post is to introduce my friends to the “Sidewinder”, a new style of didgeridoo that I have been working on for a number of years. My goal was to create a compact and easy to handle travel-instrument that would be a great performer that I could use on stage in concert situations and I…


A Valentine’s Day Story

Hi all,  Since today is Valentine’s Day, I thought I would share how I met the “love of my life”, my wife, Nina (Nine-ah). The time was December 29, 1967.  The place was a Boy Scout – Girl Scout dance at the Moose Lodge in Hermosa Beach, California. The Band playing was the “US Males”…


David “TheDidjMan” Blonski plays the bass clarinet as a didgeridoo

HI all,  I was visiting family in Southern California recently when I got the opportunity to play a bass clarinet.  My daughter-in-law plays clarinet and bass clarinet in a wind ensemble at the University of California at Fullerton where she is currently enrolled and she practices daily.  She brought out the bass-clarinet that she plays…


Labyrinth Building in Worcester, Mass

Greetings from Worcester, Massachusetts where I am in the process of building four labyrinths at the Worcester Psychiatric Hospital that is currently being rebuilt after burning down in 1991.  I’ve been here for a couple of weeks working with a team of 4 other labyrinth builders for Labyrinth Enterprises that holds the contract for this…