Tag: late model humans

  • Insurrection

    In light of the attack by right wing terrorists yesterday, Americans need to stop spreading lies that are feeding this delusional mob and damaging our republic. These lies can no longer be tolerated by any who consider themselves patriotic Americans: 1. Donald Trump won the 2020 election 2. There is massive voter fraud in America […]

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  • Music 101: Gratitude

    One of the most valuable lessons I learned as a musician came from Carlos Santana. He said that when you work on your instrument – learning scales and patterns, working repetitiously until your playing flows naturally – you should not think of it as ‘practice.’ Practice is a chore. Instead, you should think of it, […]

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  • Day 39

    Day 39 – Total confirmed cases in US: 842,624 If familiarity breeds contempt, what is it that social distancing breeds? If you are like me, it breeds a yearning to close that distance. I hadn’t realized until recently how much I enjoy people-watching. I have spent many long hours in Grand Central Station, at Yankee […]

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  • 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 how […]

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  • 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 wrote […]

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