Musicians Preferred; Loud Music O.K.

Here's a great little article about some neighbours of mine....


Genius: The Modern View

As someone whose talent falls very clearly into the category of only mere-mortal, I was heartened…


Interview...

A few months back I did an interview for Dr. Michael Hittman's show "In The Pocket" on WLIU-FM 88.3…


Clockwise sheet music

In case you're interested, the good folks here at Greenleaf Music just made the sheet music for my…


The Discovery of Slowness

Here's a small cut out of a fascinating piece "As Slow as Possible" by composer John Cage. It's…


Security Check Point

I normally try to keep my blog topics somewhat music related but needed to direct your attention to…


Recommended Tools: Bass Methods

Some time off over the holidays afforded me a much needed opportunity to re-evaluate my approach to…


Brass Ecstasy

I just got back from the NYC premier of Dave Douglas' new band Brass Ecstasy. It was a great…


Holiday Gift Guide

I got up this morning and saw that that the New York Times has a holiday gift guide recommending…


Here's The Keys...

Wow, is it over already? Four weeks? Man, it just fleeeew by. Welcome back, dawg! OK, so here's the…


REMEMBERING AN INITIATOR OF A REVOLUTION: MITCH MITCHELL

As I lay down to go to sleep on the night of Tuesday, November 11, for some reason I found my…


Bennie Maupin

I'd like to tell you how I met Bennie Maupin. But first let's go back about 35 years. I had just…