Jon Siddle

Latest Reviews at Leaf Enthusiast

So I forgot to post these here. In case anyone stumbles onto my website and needs something to read, check out the links below:

La Gran Llave Review. Even though I had to take a half point off for the wrapper troubles with the band, this was a great cigar.

Sabrosos by Rodrigo Cigars - I actually just ordered a Rodrigo Sampler Pack the other . . .

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July 30, 2016

Cigar Review: Opus X La Diosa

One of the rarest of the Opus X line.

I've been so busy this month between work, family and music gigs that I have not had any time to post here. This is a review that blew me away...and was a fantastic gift from one of my best friends. Should you ever be in Las Vegas and have the inclination to purchase an expensive cigar, venture over to Casa Fuente and inquire about one of . . .

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June 24, 2016

Average Day For A Musician

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A friend of mine sent this to me the other day and it made me laugh because some of it is true. I would guess if you are attempting to make it as a musician full time, then this graph becomes increasingly accurate. In today's era, the vast majority of musicians do something to pay the bills (teacher, office job, IT, etc.). The only thing . . .

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June 02, 2016

Cigar Review: Crux Guild

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Got really busy last week and forgot to post the cigar review I did over at Leaf Enthusiast. Crux makes great cigars and this one is no different. Give it read should you be so inclined.

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May 29, 2016

The Schedule of Ben Franklin

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More file cleanup from the computer. An interesting look into the day-to-day of one of the country's most important historical figures.

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May 19, 2016

Music is Awesome

Doing some file cleaning on my computer recently, I came upon the photo above. Now, my time in performing with a marching band and/or teaching marching is long over but music is pretty awesome and the marching aspect of it does fall within the idiom of music. And honestly, I had no idea one of my favorite receivers of all time played . . .

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May 18, 2016

Roy Lawler Trombones

I recently had a chance to visit Roy Lawler and his shop, arriving there Friday afternoon and spending a few hours there playing his horns. My purpose for going there was to attempt to find either a worthy second small bore horn or something that could potentially compete with playing time from my 3BSS. I love my Silversonic and what I am . . .

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May 17, 2016