I've added five new tracks of Willie T and Dr X to the Sound and Vision site. Willie T and Dr. X are Cambridge locals and they play their own original work.Each track is one song and all are under four minutes long. The full version of the session is at the end and includes several more pieces So listen, enjoy, share with friends and family. And give Willie T and Dr X a like!
The Opioid Crisis in Massachusetts
Cambridge Police Department Unveils Mini-Video Series "The Journey of a Recovering Opioid Addict". Series of seven, 2- minute videos about the journey of a recovering opioid addict. This multi-episode mini-documentary features an interview the Cambridge Police Department conducted with a local recovering opioid user, who describes his experiences experimenting with opioids, becoming addicted, struggling through detox and how he was able to recover and remain clean.
Ricardo Frota builds the instrument above using ordinary household tools and recycled materials that he found in his basement, and stuff purchased from Goodwill. He explains as he works! You can even try this project yourself. When he's done building it he finishes by playing it for us. This was fun and inspiring!
This is the entire show 'Ricardo Frota - Ecology of Sound' from beginning to end.
Ricardo Frota plays several of his handbuilt instruments.
Ricardo has made a cello from a tree trunk and one piece of wire that he plays for you.
A discarded Christmas tree has become an instrument in Ricardo's hands.