Sweet Bean Music and Media
supports and produces a variety of musical video projects, here's a few examples and some of me playing as well. You can find more than 100 videos on my youtube channel, The Instant Coffeehouse.
Rik Palieri intrviews Pete Seeger on The History of the Sloop Clearwater and the Hudson River Sloop Singers for The Songwriter's Notebook. I was fortunate to be part of the video and editing crew producing this. Pete Seeger and the crew of singing enviro-educators tell the inspirational story in this 30 minute documentary about how Seeger’s dream of cleaning up the river became reality. Watch it here at www.lcatv.org.
CCTV Productions 13-minute profile of the Vermont Women's Mentoring program has been awarded first place in the documentary profile category of the Alliance for Community Media Northeast Region video contest for 2008. Produced for Mercy Connections and Vermont Works for Women, the video tells the story of the Vermont Women's Mentoring Program which connects women leaving prison with mentors in the community. The program includes interviews with program officials, incarcerated women and mentor/mentee pairs. It also features the song "Road to Freedom" by Rebecca Padula and Jess Wilson, written specifically for the project. Watch the winning video here
"The Instant Coffeehouse," a singer-songwriter showcase program, ran for 10 years on public access TV in Vermont from 2004 to 2014. Rebecca was the producer/director. It featured nearly 90 artists including: Ani Difranco , Gregory Douglass , Rachel Bissex , Jan Smith ,Martha's Trouble ,Erica Wheeler , Diane Zeigler , Anais Mitchell, Delicious Blues Stew ,Rik Palieri , Rebecca Hall & Ken Anderson ,Wilfried Mengs , Anne Weiss , Karen McFeeters , Lisa Piccirillo , Richard Ruane & Beth Duquette , Chip Wilson, Susannah Blachly ,and all the way from ScotlandEmily Smith , and North Sea Gas .
Community access television affiliates were: Lake Champlain Access Television 15 in Colchester, VT; MMCTV 15 in Richmond,VT; Channel 37 in Stowe, VT; VCAM 15 in the greater Burlington VT area, ORCA Media of Montpelier, VT; NEATV in Bristol, VT; NEK TV in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom, Greater Northshire Access in the Manchester, VT area.