I have been working on this piece for over 6 months now and am finally ready to share it. This was written for my Aunt Mary, a wonderful and loving aunt. Although she is not with us in the physical … Continued
Going back through the archives and getting the blog caught up on songs. Horn players will thank you if you can pull this one out – enjoy Four by Miles Davis.
I awake in Santa Monica in my clothes, smacking my mouth wondering what the day holds. It sinks in almost immediately that I am finally going to get to meet all these Stick friends I have been chatting / texting … Continued
I remember my brother playing this record growing a lot. I always thought Elvis’ vocals were a little off center, however I have come to see the light with Elvis Costello and appreciate his musicality in every sense. This song … Continued
I am going to try, try I say, to put into words what I am able to recall about this fantastic adventure that I shared just this last weekend with some friends out in Bel-Air, CA. It’s been 2 days … Continued
So here is one that will take you back – Figure 8 by Schoolhouse Rock! Always a huge fan of this project. I used to love laying around the house on Saturday mornings, eating waffles and watching cartoons. I don’t … Continued
So here is a fun tune, Norah Jones’ Don’t know why. I have been a fan of hers since I heard her first album. She’s lovely and while I am sentimental about the first album, I still enjoy Feels like … Continued
Okay, it’s true I am 5 weeks behind on posting tunes to my blog. BAH! So here is week #35 and #36. This track, Naima, was the first to get me the top spot on Fandalism. Can you believe it? … Continued
Here’s one for my sweetie! Although the feedback that I received was play it slower, with more sadness. I will try to find a happier tune next year!!! Happy Valentine’s day everyone.
This was one of the first standards that I learned on the Stick back in the early nineties. A good friend, Peter Ruskin turned me on to Bill Evans’ Live at the Village Vanguard which also featured Mark Johnson and … Continued