ThoughtsEverything from music to food, fitness and being present in the world.
I've always enjoyed being on tour. The opportunity to just play music every day, meet new people and see new places never grows old. Time and reality seem to exist in a suspended state. This past tour was definitely the longest I've been ever been out on the road...read more
Expectant. Excited. A little nervous? I'm pacing like a caged tiger. Moving from computer, to bass, then piano, and back to the computer again. Finding Home? I'm finding every corner of the place! I want to make sure everything is ready for this week. Am I nervous...read more
Today is the day before my last band rehearsal and five days before we record the rhythm section tracks for Finding Home. The last few months have been pretty fast and furious between gigs and wrestling with lyrics. The music seemed to write itself for the most...read more
A month ago, I said I was going to write more music this year. I guess the resolution (plus recording plans and a booked tour) has made me productive. I have to say this has been a really exciting process. The core emotions, notes and chords seem to be coming...read more
Last year, my friend and band mate Magnus Hjorth wrote a song a day in the month of January. He only allowed himself 10 minutes for the activity. Not only was it a good exercise for him, but it also resulted in some great music. One tune, in fact, won him 2nd prize...read more
"Hey, why don't you play in my town?" I would love to come and play in your town. In fact, my whole trio would like to come and spend some time in your area: working with students, playing concerts, and encouraging some cultural exchange. Not only would it be...read more