General Happening

director: can you do that thing like tarantino? composer: like this? director: perfect. (next time) director: can you add something fellini-esque? composer: like this? director: perfect (next time) director: can […]

Talked with a lawyer about simplicity and complexity.  An artist has to have many irons in the fire, many grants, many prospective clients, jobs, collaborations because you don’t know what […]

Trump pardons people convicted of crimes – first critical voice in his head has him on the run. He’s trying to tell his opponents he controls the music. Lame. Lousy […]

There was a story in Zen or Sufi anthologies about a student who couldn’t understand what their teacher was talking about so they just imitated them and then something that […]

Found a piece of paper someone left on the seat before me on the subway, a playlist. Took me a couple seconds to realize I almost met Jordan Peterson.   […]

Julia can play 2 open chords, E and A but when she watches old Jimmy at the Jamzac comfortably playing bar chords she is in awe. Jimmy, who can play […]

Jokingly said to the guy with the ponytail at home depot cutting the wood I was buying “Is this the job you wished for as a kid” he smiled said […]

Sarah Harmer​ sung on one of my records in the 2000s (theme and variations). The session was inspiring she is very creative and open plus her groovy house was in […]

Wonder when there will be a Margaret Atwood  or  Salmon Rushdie Filter for writing? A Scorsese filter or Lina Wertmuller plug-in for film treatments? Probably around the corner. I work a […]

There was a musician at the college into mystical arts and she said to me there is no I inside you. Every time you say I it is just a […]