Mixing it Up

Mixing it Up – Closer to the Finish Line After taking a break, I was back in the studio this month for more mixing of my album, In a Circle. Wow, it?s been a long journey since I started recording the first vocal and?guitar tracks in the studio! At this point,...

Songworms on My Mind

Songworms on My Mind Sometimes I am haunted by songworms. Have you ever had a song stuck in your head for hours or days on end? I have a close musical compadre? who has coined the name ?songworm? for this phenomenon. Some researchers use the term ?earworm.? Here?s...

Studio Update

Notes from the Studio Last week, I made my way back to the recording studio. I had to take a break from working on my album, In a Circle, due to financial reasons. Ed has been very supportive of my first time out as a full producer and I appreciate him for that. I had...

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...

Gratitude

This week, I thought it would be a good idea to celebrate gratitude with a song written by one of my favorite children?s songwriters/performers, Raffi. It?s called Thanks a Lot. I appreciate the meditative quality to the singing and guitar playing. It?s a simple chant...