I hope you’re having as much fun and relaxation this summer as I am. July is always a celebration around here. But it’s actually bitter sweet this weekend, because the Rest and Relaxation portion of my summer is over. Tomorrow I fly out on tour, that’s coming up on five weeks on…Read More
Oh man, sometimes I turn up that little email sound on my computer, and oh-yeah! it sounds so good, “swish” — message sent. Boom! Task complete! Check it off the list of to-dos!
I did that just now because I finally sent out arrangement notes and charts for my Sextet gig coming up…Read More
You know music has a terroir - a sense of space, an environment of conception that, like the finest wine, is hopefully evident in its expression and enjoyment. Think of New Orleans music. Or any number of musical meccas like New York for example, that imprinted its hectic and collective…Read More
Wow, what a tour! Man, . . . what is happening though? I feel like it was bookended by dead rock stars, first Bowie and now Prince? Plus in the middle I turned an age that makes both their deaths even closer to home and scarier with all the other losses - Fife Dog, Merle Haggard, Lemmy .…Read More