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“When traveling is made too easy and comfortable, its spiritual meaning is lost. This may be called sentimentalism, but a certain sense of loneliness engendered by traveling leads one to reflect upon the meaning of life, for life is, after all, a traveling from one unknown to another unknown.“ D.T. Suzuki (1870-1966) This posting is
Another turn of the wheel, a year older and trustingly wiser. Perhaps its the perpetual entrance of a birthday that brings a deluge of crowded memories vying for their place in the dusty archives where we store our experiences. Recently my reminiscing has circled and landed on the years that I’ve lived and played music.
“They saw my WHAT?” There is a steady flow of posting and commenting on social media about the National Security Agency (NSA) and our being “watched”. It’s not that we citizens of the United States are not prepared for this type of constant intrusion of our privacy. We have slowly allowed ourselves to embrace the
“Music, at its essence, is what gives us memories. And the longer a song has existed in our lives, the more memories we have of it.” Stevie Wonders Working on the new CD is really challenging and educational. This being my first endeavor to record a CD of all original songs, those “originals songs” being
Here to report on my mini-quest to understand the “World” community and how being an “artist” fits into the grand scheme of things. People separate the “artist” community from the “everybody else” community. The artist has all types of myths shadowing their lives. Are they in it for the money or for the pure love
Well, I’m baaaacccck!!!!! And I’m am excited. Spread the Word. Sunday, January 22, 2012, I will be playing the first every Jazz Lunch at The Zinc Bar. It’s the kick-off for the POJVAPE series. What’s POJVAPE? It’s the Philosophy of Jazz Vocal and Performance Etiquette workshop series. What better way to demonstrate what the workshop