The grammy award musician asked me to play something on the CBC grand piano, he reminded me of a pool shark, I recognize the tone or other non verbal clues. […]

when i hear muzak versions of hits, my ears transfix on how they did it.   when a piano string breaks, i don’t expect to be blamed   when bananas […]

Sometimes, back at school, I am in a position where I must endure stuff I am not into. In those moments a wee bit immobilized. Want to say things I […]

There is a politeness thing I saw when in New Orleans many years ago, mixing our record at Danny Lanois’s. This is what happened – I would be walking down […]

There is an old story, sufi story I think, about a frog that gives a scorpion a ride on its back, to cross a body of water, but not until […]

I played SXSW in 1993 and after that was offered a publishing deal. It was (in theory) worth the average cost of a Toronto house – if everything worked out. […]

At the rehearsal, the guitar was so loud that the three vocalists were obliterated. Instead of directing the guitarist to turn down, this time I tried to get the singers to […]

There was a time after high school, when Linton Kwesi Johnson, The Specials and Dory Previn were mostly on my turntable, that was lucky. Last week, in one of my […]

I went into the pizza place my daughter favours, where always there is a sports channel playing and I don’t follow many sports but tonight curling was on. And between […]