Observations

Music is magic Each song is its own magic spell Some of us are more susceptible than others to this form of magic and most of us are more likely to fall into a trance under certain types of spells – jazz, country, hip-hop, classical, blues, rock – while other types have no effect. InContinue reading “Observations”

Music 101: Origin Story

The music of our lives begins with the beating of our hearts. One day it will end with the final beat. Since everything has its beginning, I wondered: when did music start? Was it invented or discovered? Music has been around for so long that it cannot be traced back to a specific time. ItContinue reading “Music 101: Origin Story”

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”

Day 15

Day 15 – Total confirmed cases in US: 143,055 Heading into the third week of sequestered existence in NYC and the situation gets worse every day. I’m lucky. I don’t have to see the devastation the way nurses, doctors, and EMTs do. I’m safe. I haven’t left my building in 2 weeks, so the chancesContinue reading “Day 15”