A Horse Walking…That’s where these rhythms come from


 

“A Horse Walking…That’s where these rhythms come from.”  

Yep.  

You can hear Stevie Ray Vaughan talking about this on the recording “SRV Speaks” on the album “Couldn’t Stand the Weather”.  It’s worth the listen.  

Stevie…

Great music often tells me... 

Great music connects us with ourselves and with each other. 

Carl Jung was a contemporary of Sigmund Freud. They mainly differed in that Jung thought there was evidence of a collective unconscious. An unconsciousness that virtually everyone shared…

Crazy Operatic Tailgating... & Congratulations Joe!

             first off ...Bravo Maestro ! 

Our friend, Joe Illick has been named the Artistic Director of the Fort Worth Opera! 

Joe's a good guy and a lot of fun. He and his lovely and equally crazy wife…

a wild roller coaster ride...

Being with Ray Wylie Hubbard is like being on a wild roller coaster ride that goes from rocking to funny to serious and everything in between.

 

Here we're talking  about...well I guess I can't really say what…

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Grit & Grace

grit & grace...this is video pretty cool... I'm playing a Steinway concert grand piano in the Poor David's show in Dallas on 4/30/16. Hope to see you there.

Video of Pianos are grit & grace...
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Books

I'm working on adding some of books that have impacted the music. Like.. Letter's To a Young Poet by Rilke. "Can you avow that you would die if you were forbidden to write? And if it should ring its assent…

Piano

Went to Steinway Hall in Dallas and picked the piano for the Poor David's show on 1/16. I love going there. Great pianos Great people.

Shine

I wrote Shine thinking about two people falling in love.  Actually Wendy & I falling in love.

 

and the beauty of Mirandola, the Italian from the 1400’s & his  "Dignity of Man".

 

Now before you…

Happy Ain't Easy

A musician friend of mine, John Fullbright, says "Somebody tell me, what's so bad about happy" in his song "Happy". Well that got me to thinking, which many people think is a dangerous thing for me to do, what is…

Facing our fears, and claiming our treasures.

To paraphrase Mark Twain, "There are two types of people: Those that know they have fears to face and those that are liars." But that also means we all have treasures to claim...

I keep everything I have left from…

We'll See

Sometimes it helps to just state the obvious.

 

We are born, some things happen, we make some choices, we're gone. That's about it.

 

We might lead a good life but then again maybe we won't. John…