Paul Thompson plays his upright bass outside his home Tuesday, April 14, 2020, in Greentree. Thompson, who teaches music at the Pittsburgh Creative and Performing Arts, (CAPA), said he is taking this time of self-quarantine to work on some of his music. “I’ve always wanted to record an album,” said Mr. Thompson. “I’m going to take this time to finally do it.” (Nate Guidry/Post-Gazette)