The Brand New Cosmic Hokey Pokey

What if the Hokey Pokey Really is What It?s All About? Dena and I have spirit-sized many songs over time, some of them secular and some old time gospel tunes. One of my favorites is one we?ve played with our Souls Journey collective at local kiirtan gatherings. At...

Demos in the Studio

Studio Update Demos I worked with Ed in the studio last weekend to create some booking demo songs. All the demos were taken from songs that will appear on my forthcoming album, In a Circle. Also, the songs consist of two tracks with me singing and playing guitar....

Let Go

Song Spotlight: Let Go I referred to this new song, in passing, as part of a blog post this past October. The song is called Let Go. I was inspired to write it after hearing Iris DeMent perform at the Harris Center for the Arts in Folsom. For me, letting go is...

Vocals Abounding…

At the end of September, I had some of my fellow music lovers and singers come into the studio for a vocal recording session. First, my wife, Dena, and Jeralynn Strong added their?vocals to It Ain?t Natural. This is a fun country-rock tune that we wrote together three...

Thread of Change

A Change of Shirt I?ve known about Burning Man, an annual event that takes place in the Nevada desert north of Reno, for a number of years. I even know a few ?burners.? It looks like quite a party and a celebration, even if it?s smaller than Woodstock was back in the...