A Hard Days Work … My Dad was a jazz guitarist, and a pretty good one too. When I came along though, he did what he must have thought was the honourable thing and took up a trade to support his new family. As a carpenter, he found new ways to express himself and became […]
My Drum Addiction … The twenty years or so that I’ve spent on stage have been focused entirely on vocals with a solid dose of rhythm guitar, bass and percussion… even some harmonica thrown in for good measure, but my secret musical addiction has always been the drums. Way back when I was 16 years […]
Things … Everybody likes getting stuff, even little things can make people smile on Christmas morning … a box of chocolates, some new socks, it doesn’t take much. It’s easier than ever before to get stuff too; online shopping is a no-brainer, there are gift cards every where you shop … these days, just laying a […]
Seeking Imperfection … When I have the misfortune of listening to popular radio, I’m easily annoyed at the sterile perfection of … everything … right down to the predictable production with echoed chorus vocals, and synthetic classical instrumentation added sparingly for effect and “depth”. The most enjoyable part pf any hit radio experience for me […]
Bridging Musical Barriers … So it occurs to me that not everybody gets ample opportunity to break the mold. Most of the time our band mates give us weirdo looks if we try stuff that doesn’t jive with the current song, but every once in a while we get it just right
I’ve been long overdue to start playing again and get back online where I feel so comfortable sharing the many musical ideas that have been floating around in my brain.