Why I'm Spending Another Year As A Musician

January is traditionally a slow month for me musically.  But it's ok.  In a way I prefer it.  December is usually busy to the point of being barely sustainable.  The income is nice, but so is the time off in…

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Maximizing Your "Let It Snow" Donation

Sometimes it's hard to tell how much information to give people.  If you over-explain, you most likely insult people and may even come off as condescending or a "know-it-all".  On the other hand, it's always a bummer when someone says…

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April's Avalanche of Gigs- How Did It Happen?

If you took a look at my gig calendar, you'd see something similar to the EKG of a dead person- until April.  This month, the gigs have come in like an avalanche! 

But why?  How did we go from near…

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Attempting Musical "Plein-Air"

I have a painter friend named John David Wissler.  He paints the sky.  Beautiful skies that change and flow just like the real thing.  Rather than imagining the skies he paints, he goes out into the world with his canvas…

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My 2020 Music Highlights- There Actually Were A Few!

For obvious reasons, this was without a doubt, the strangest year of my career.  But despite my calendar being a scribbled mess of cancelled gigs (I really should've used a pencil), there were some exciting and fun things that…

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New Video Release: Rise Up Awaken!

As has been mentioned a zillion times by everybody since the pandemic hit, the slower lifestyle/cancelled gig calendar caused by Covid has made it easier to find time to do some this things we always talked abut doing but never…

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