Sometimes a song wants to be written. I spend a lot of time chasing songs, but it is really special when the song speaks back to you. I’ve always loved the Bible stories in the Old Testament. When I was a kid I would read them over and over again. One of […]
The Building is an art gallery and event space that is part of the revitalization of Dryades street. It has brick walls, an old school bar and what some would say is one of the best sounding rooms in New Orleans. Owners Christian and Connie Lebat host live music that’s fresh, innovative and off […]
I’m at Z’otz in New Orleans. Have you been? It’s kind of like your college roommate who is double majoring in fashion and fine art dropped out and started a coffee shop. And, the year was 1997. I was staring confused at dismembered mannequin legs on the floor when it […]
Last night I was privileged to hear the Iguanas perform. They were raucous with tight grooves and the audience was dancing. It was also cool because I got to thank them for raising money in Baton Rouge last week. The flooding messed us up pretty bad, and their show at the Dyson House Listening […]
Improvisation is dangerous. That’s what I like about it. I started performing Spontaneous Combustion events 6 years ago, and it still inspires me. Imagine five musicians on a stage extemporaneously creating a song. There is no director or curator. No one has a score. No one knows how the tune will […]
I wrote this song during the Great Flood of 2016. Many friends and family members lost everything. What I saw was a community stand together victorious in the midst of tragedy. I was proud to live in Southern Louisiana. There is a special joy that comes with rebuilding/remodeling. A […]
This is going to be a really special show. The Parlor is a new listening room in Baton Rouge. It has a really cool vibe, and I’ve been looking forward to playing there for a few months. Live music is always one of my favorite ways to celebrate holidays. Here are 3 reasons I […]
This is going to be amaaaaaazing. Can’t wait!