I read a scene with the late Paulette Goddard and nailed it.
John and John were very kind to invite me. I am very fortunate.Read More
I was asked to write a love song for someone’s wife. He gave me a list of things he loved about her. I gave the list back to him in the form of a slow jam.
I recently added a Helen Reddy cover from the movie Pete’s Dragon to the list that already includes Katy Perry, Garth Brooks, Kenny Rogers and Kris Kristofferson.Read More
I lost my voice street performing in Edinburgh a while back and found a voice therapist named David Fairchild. Fairchild introduced me to the songs of Franz Schubert. I immediately took to them. He got excited because none of his students were interested in these. Fairchild was also a fan of Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, who performed these songs written by Schubert. Fischer-Dieskau’s ex-wife, Christina, lived in the apartment that David rented as a vocal studio. Every once in a while, she would peek her head through the door and smile.
William Schimmel played on Frank’s Wild Years and Rain Dogs, the former being one impetus of my accordion playing. We met at an accordion seminar where he gave a lecture on accompanying vocalists...
I wrote a sequel to “Robert Holiday”. It’s a song for kids. It’s available as an app for the ipad.Read More
I enjoy sci fi short stories. I found this magazine at a used book store in St. Paul, MN. The Issac Asimov article about Strontium-90 is non-fiction. You can download it free or stream it here.