Bad

The last time I was in a recording studio was April, 2013. I have written dozens of songs since then but have only recorded rough demos of them, until now. For my first studio recording in seven years I chose one of my most recent songs, written  just as the pandemic hit. Recording studios areContinue reading “Bad”

Bands of Co-Conspirators

I have been making music for over 40 years and have had the good fortune in that time to have worked with some insanely talented people. In my college dorm, in my wife’s office, even in my parents’ basement, I found musicians, singers, and songwriters who astounded and challenged me. It is impossible to say howContinue reading “Bands of Co-Conspirators”

Coming Full Circle in NYC

Thirty five years ago, I moved to New York City, into a friend’s apartment at 4 Saint Mark’s Place. On September 22, I will be performing a show at the Kraine Theater, four blocks away from that first apartment. I’ll be playing songs that I wrote during the years I lived in Greenwich Village, songs I wroteContinue reading “Coming Full Circle in NYC”

I Have To Say

This song, like John Lennon’s Woman, is addressed both to the specific woman I’ve built my life around, and to all individuals of her gender. This feels like a moment for me to be quiet and do some listening. I’ve already heard everything I Have To Say. In another similarity with Beatle John, my compositionsContinue reading “I Have To Say”