I was visiting with my friend Eric 4-A the other day at his recording studio (Vagrant Studios – the Seattle one). Eric has been in the business for a number of years now, jumping right in after graduating from college (correct me if I’m wrong about that, Eric). He’d been in and out of bands… Read more »
On Going for It… John McLaughlin is one of my favorite guitarists. He was a stalwart on the British jazz scene before he gained international fame. At a certain point he was called in by Miles Davis to add a different sonic texture during the recording of “Bitch’s Brew”. I first became aware of him… Read more »
In Praise of Miscegenation… As I sit and write this I’m listening to Ray LaMontagne’s “Beg Steal and Borrow”. It’s a great song – reminds me of a lot of the kind of stuff I grew up listening to. Oh, yeah… I grew up in southwestern Ohio, in Cincinnati. In those days there was a… Read more »
It’s a funny thing to not fit… As I think back I don’t think I ever really fit, at least not very well. Then again, I suppose we all don’t really fit, somewhere, sometime. I think it’s a pretty common thing – after all, we are all individuals, no two exactly the same. It’s just… Read more »
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