Mom's Corny Pun Sparks New Trilogy Brass Project

My mom has this silver coin with the words “round tuit” engraved on the front.  As a kid, I grew up walking past that coin on our dining room shelf, always wondering what it meant.  At some point, somebody finally…

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10 Tips On Living To Be 100 (Inspired By This Guy)

Last weekend I played a ballroom dance gig where a guy was celebrating his 100th birthday.  He zipped across the floor with several different partners all night long, rarely taking a break.  He outlasted most of the other dancers, sticking…

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Lancaster Roots & Blues Highlights

As expected, last weekend's Lancaster Roots & Blues music festival was seriously fun, a great learning experience, and also a bit exhausting.  After letting everything sink in, surviving the ensuing work week and power-sleeping half of my Saturday away, here…

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Roots & Blues Info For Next Weekend

Lancaster Roots & Blues is, in my opinion, the best weekend of the year for music fans in the southeastern Pennsylvania region.  It happens next week, March 9-11 and if you haven't attended before, this would be a great year…

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Lessons From A Funeral

Today I had the honor of playing at the funeral of a great man.  I never met him.  Wasn't aware of his accomplishments.  Didn't know any of his stories.  Not until his service and wake did I know anything about…

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New Website!

Finally, my new website is up and running!  It's not completed or perfect yet, but for the first time in several months, I've been able to do normal things like updating my performance calendar.  Yeah, I know- real exciting.  But…

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