If you play in any rock-ish band that applies compositional skills beyond Music Theory 101 there's always some group of listeners that insists you must…
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Long ago while visiting the Detroit part of the family my uncle Danny asked if I wanted to spend a day making some money helping him on a contracting…
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The world could always use another cover band gig horror story. They're fun. This time I was in a smaller ensemble called Solid State (consisting of me…
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When I was around 8 years old, i.e. before computers were omnipresent, I was more of a hardware guy. I even took classes at the local community college…
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In the Spring of 2006 Faun Fables (in the form of Dawn, Nils, Jenya, and myself) embarked on an ambitious North American tour. We drove ourselves around…
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A few years ago my sister Lisa was visiting the Bay Area. Jenya and I wanted to take her nice restaurant down the coast. I left work slightly early so…
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Secret Chiefs 3 had a one-off jazz festival gig in France. My travels started in Philadelphia as I was already there visiting family in the region…
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A decade ago I wouldn't have expected how much time I'd end up spending in the empty middle of West Virginia, but life comes at you fast. On hindsight…
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It seems unlikely but I used to play golf. This brief period occurred around age 14 when my older brother, Ben, took up the sport. I was encouraged to…
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At the turn of the 1990's, i.e. before the internet became ubiquitous, music discovery took many forms. Word of mouth was the most common. I'd also…
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Having never skiied before, I signed up for lessons at Greek Peak during my college days in Binghamton. They were conveniently scheduled at night to…
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Okay here's another tale from the road. Not really a story as much as a snapshot of 24 hours spent in Kansas in 2017 during an SC3 tour. I'd been…
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