When Sun Ra died every obituary I read wrote about his given name and how he pretended to be from Saturn. None of them understood what he was about or […]

There’s a million people trying to fit through a small opening, that’s how it is. If you still want to try and fit through that small opening be my guest, […]

The back stages   of lower level   performance places   have broken chairs   missing light bulbs   graffiti   doorless toilet stalls.     The back stages   […]

There was an idea to treat outer space like the ocean it is and in 1977 they launched spaceships Voyager 1 & 2 replete with messages in a bottle ostensibly […]

I reviewed your history and would like to call your attention to some facts you start laughing if people take serious things you don’t think serious and you’re don’t mind taking the […]

Singing is Believing

Been in recording sessions where the producer (or the engineer) seems ambivalent towards the singer and inattentive to listening for the emotional content (isn’t that the singer’s job description?). With […]

I worked on a film and they required me to sign a clause that stipulated I could not say anything negative about them – ever. This became weirder by the […]

For a certain type of musician whatever they can do isn’t good enough. New people to piano have difficulty playing hands together. One forgets how real a complication that is […]

It’s like the music business is a machine with an invisible door and people try to locate the knob. They go to school hoping someone can tell them where that handle […]