Category Archives: Music Performance

Summertime Blues

Well, the Folk Festival is a month behind us and I haven’t done much, musically speaking, since then – just a couple performances here at the house. I don’t know if it’s waxing age or waning inspiration, but my vitality … Continue reading

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Scenes from the 33rd Annual Tucson Folk Festival

Well, we did it. We made it to the show for the tenth year in a row. It got real hot, but we delivered!  And we certainly weren’t alone! So many fine musicians and wonderful performances! Here are some pics: … Continue reading

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Almost Ready for the TFF

Me and the band have been practicing. We surprised ourselves with how quickly we got back into groove.  Of course, we’ve been playing together for 10 years, but since I moved to New Mexico, we rarely team up. Michael Parker … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day, once again, a new song

Yes, I have a new song for my Bride.  This year’s song is explicitly interracial!  Yes indeed, and it’s the first one I’ve ever written in that light.  This is a celebration of a love that might have never happened … Continue reading

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Slippin’ into the “Third World”

Before hurricane Harvey hit Houston, I was commiserating about the decline of America’s work ethic and the rise of isolationism in our attitudes. Violence I saw (in Charlottesville and San Francisco) conjured up images of bloody revolutions we have seen … Continue reading

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Race Unity Day in Las Cruces

We spent Saturday setting up, hosting, and cleaning up a Pot Luck Picnic at Veterans’ Park here in Las Cruces. The purpose was to commemorate Race Unity Day, established in 1957 by the Baha’i Faith in the USA.  There was … Continue reading

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Folk Festival reflections

First off, I love my band mates. These two guys just make my songs come alive and I so enjoy performing with them.  While driving four hours to rehearse was a bit grueling, the fun of working out arrangements with … Continue reading

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