Ideas and action. Brush to the canvas. Breath to the horn. Overthinking is not helpful. Doubt slows the process. Put the pen to paper. Note to page. Let it ride. … Continue reading Let it ride. Risk it. Live it.
Practice Journal: January 25, 2021
I started using a practice guide designed by Dr. Wally Wallace recently. Wallace takes a “practice less (material), but more focused” approach. He’s designed a practice guide and a monthly … Continue reading Practice Journal: January 25, 2021
Better days. Peace.
I thoroughly enjoy playing jazz with other musicians. The freedom and melding of ideas. There’s nothing like it. I hope to be involved in this form of music making again. … Continue reading Better days. Peace.
Read more. Listen more. Write more. Walk the Glen once a week. Meld with the saxophone. Exercise regularly. Breath. Be gracious.
Small studio workspace success!
I’ve been shuffling my studio space around ever since we moved into this house 3 years ago. It’s a much smaller space than I had in our previous house, and … Continue reading Small studio workspace success!
“Well, I’ve been out walkingI don’t do that much talking these daysThese days These days I seem to think a lotAbout the things that I forgot to do for youAnd … Continue reading Alone, just
Back on course
Wow… so easy to get off track. World affairs, watching too much news, focusing on things that are literally out of one’s control… before you know it months have gone … Continue reading Back on course
Raised Beds Ready
Two of my new vegetable garden beds are up and filled. Ready for Winter crops. I used 2″ by 8″ ruff cut cedar hoping that the boards won’t need to … Continue reading Raised Beds Ready
Garden and live forever
Yesterday, as my wife and I were eating dinner, I realized we have not had many good tomatoes this year. And it’s the end of August, so end of season … Continue reading Garden and live forever
Comfortable shoes and the freedom to leave
I’ve not published new music in many months. In the past, if I didn’t release a full piece, I would at least publish several short snippets of pieces I was … Continue reading Comfortable shoes and the freedom to leave