Musicians gather for ‘quarantine jam’ in Brundidge

first_img You Might Like Pike Lib sets date for graduation; format undecided Pike Liberal Arts School hopes to send its 36 seniors out with a graduation in early June. The PLAS Board… read more Print Article Published 6:44 pm Thursday, May 7, 2020 The all-to-familiar buzz of chainsaws was soothed by the sound of music Sunday afternoon in south residential Brundidge.Residents ventured outside their homes to listen. Others gathered at safe-social distances along the street and those walking the track at Pike County High School waved their appreciation to the musicians. Some people scattered coins or greenbacks on the lawn, in thanks for a diversion from COVID-19.Henry Everett, laughing, said the musical interlude was both a Quarantine Jam and a birthday celebration. Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Everett is perhaps better known outside the school environment as DjHendock. As a popular dee-jay, Everett said is he having to adjust to event cancellations as well as being away from school and the kids.“We really enjoyed the Quarantine Jam and we’re enjoying more family time,” Everett said. “As individuals, as families, we are learning to survive in this new norm. We’ll make do. We’ll be alright.” Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Email the author By Jaine Treadwell Musicians gather for ‘quarantine jam’ in Brundidge Quarantine Jam Sunday afternoon in Brundidge brought people out of in-house quarantine into the springtime sunshine to enjoy a concert of jazz, R&B and gospel muse compliments of the Everetts, from left, Malachi, David and Henry. Not pictured, David, Jr. Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Patriot Health ZoneHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential Health32-second Stretch Ends Back Pain & Sciatica (Watch)Healthier LivingThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel “Sunday was my brother David’s birthday and, because we are ‘safer at home,’ we decided to celebrate his birthday with a  jam session out under the trees,” Everett said. “My son, Malachi and David’s son, David Jr., enjoy playing together, like David and I do. It was just a lot of fun to celebrate David’s birthday together and with music.”The Quarantine Jam began around 3 p.m. and went longer than any of the musicians had planned.“We were enjoying the music and people kept stopping by to enjoy it with us so we kept playing until around 7 o’clock,” Everett said. “And, really, some did tip us. It was just fun afternoon.” Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day By The Penny Hoarder Latest Stories Sponsored Content Book Nook to reopen And, so much so, that Everett said the band will be back in the box.“Sure, we’ll do it again,” Everett said. “Lenny Trawick and I have talked and we would like to have a Quarantine Jam or Sunday afternoon concert on the grounds of the Bass House in Brundidge. It’s a big area and we could maintain social distance. We have got to learn to live our lives under this new norm and stay safe doing it.”Everett is the school music director for the Pike County Board of Education and he is missing the kids and he is missing the music.“I’m looking forward to getting back to school but we all know that things won’t be the same,” Everett said. “We have to learn new ways of doing things and that’s challenging.” Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are…last_img read more