Bloggy To Blabby… And Bandcamp!

I get it. Sometimes a man just needs a rest. Social media (why does that sound like such an odd concept?) can do a person in. Look at what’s happened with FB (or is it now Meta world? Eek!), and what’s happening to the Twitter (do you sense a Musky, rank...

Anti-Blog? Or Totally Blogged Out?

Gee… I haven’t posted anything since 2019 and I’m asking myself why. I don’t wanna ask myself why because whatever answer I come up with will only leave me frustrated and maybe looking like a tired old man with a stop watch, and I’ll be...

Hermosa Beach—Strand Walls Only

Strand walls? They make great places for sittin’ and watchin’ and thinkin’ if folks have a mind to do that. ‘Tain’t a bad way to spend a day because much of what exists in this world has no guarantee of staying where it is into the...

Randy Nauert — RIP, My Friend

Because of certain posts from Joe Carducci via a social media I rarely have any truck with, I recently had a chance to revisit some things that were important in my musical past. It’s easy to overlook things and people that never made it into the bright spots of...

Jazz Az 5-7/4 Knowz It

Folks should realize by now that I’m essentially a jazz head. No matter what other musical style invaded my life—and no matter when—I always had an ear for jazz or anything that depended on its free-formity of melody and rhythm. The kind of thing Mr. Duke...