Songwriting

Like improvising in front of an audience. One musician plays something you don’t like but you can’t exactly stop, you keep going. Some instant choices, for instance restate your idea […]

Getting out the door with someone who is 5 can take about 3 hours. No sweat, you only live once, unless you are totally deluded and expect some sort of […]

Thinking on the children of my friend died in a car accident and my fantasy of knowing them when their old enough to appreciate me gushing about how much he […]

Even though Trump is president and even though all over the world, (all over history) there have been people managing things who shouldn’t, sometimes people who really are good at […]

Once heard someone not from North America remarking about popular music all sounding the same. I can appreciate that. At music school they spoke about the differences between Indian Ragas […]

I’m an insomniac, don’t know why. Once in awhile I have a long deep sleep and wake up refreshed. like I won the lottery. Writing music also feels like I […]

Three songs with synthesizers that get me every time.   . Here Comes The Sun (because I heard it 500,000 times before noticing it was there and what it did) […]

My favourite theme in a podcast is for On The Media http://www.wnyc.org/shows/otm/ because it’s maybe a whole tone melody? Pretty amazing and it all comes down to something more than […]

Hate trying to prove something about what the future could bring for someone in the arts. Don’t want to go there. . To clear the anxieties of parents who want […]