Melodicas and Gorillaz

My son Jude goes to college in St. Pete, so for an early birthday gift, I bought him tickets to Gorillaz in Orlando (10/21/2022) and I was chuffed in that he still wanted to go with his old man. He got into Gorillaz as a teenager as he started to explore music more independently, beyondContinue reading “Melodicas and Gorillaz”

It is what it is what it is…

Best part of posting in the online world? For me, sharing perspective, followed by giving shout-outs to friends and people I admire, to spread the word. In that regard, here’s a snap and a nod to Jonathan Richman (w/Tommy Larkins) from their recent gig at the Blue Room in Nashville. People were insanely polite andContinue reading “It is what it is what it is…”

Passing It On

So, when my son Jude was growing up, I took him to lots of concerts, early on, and always had music going in the house and car. But I never really wanted to push my guitar “thing” on him, since of course, he’s to be his own man. I did keep him going on pianoContinue reading “Passing It On”

Poet Warriors

Joy Harjo is the current and first poet in residence at the Dylan Center, but her artistic cred goes much deeper and wider, having just finished three terms as the 23rd Poet Laureate of the United States (2019-22) – the first Native American to hold this honor. She is also a Tulsa resident and citizenContinue reading “Poet Warriors”