Archive for the ‘Musicians’ Category

Roy & David Return to Strange Brew

It was a pleasure and an honor to share the bill with one of my inspirations, Roy Book Binder, back in May. Everyone had such a good time that we’re doing it again, this coming Saturday, November 15th, at Strange Brew in South Austin. I play at 7pm, followed by Roy at 9pm. Roy is […]

Ivan Rosenberg

If I hadn’t just met and hung out with Ivan Rosenberg at Gerald Jones’ Acoustic Music Camp in Arlington, TX this past weekend, I would have wanted to meet him as soon as I read his liner notes to 2009’s The Hogtown Sessions. Living in Portland at the time, Rosenberg flew to Toronto with specific […]

Roy Book Binder

The town I grew up in had a pretty hip library; I heard Mississippi John Hurt, Ry Cooder, Duke Ellington, Guy Van Duser and Highway 61  Revisted all for the first time on library LPs. On weekday afternoons, after high school let out, I would drift up the few blocks from school to the center […]

Peter Keane

  I first met Peter Keane up at Columbia University in New York City, when we were both on the bill one night at the Postcrypt Coffeehouse. The Postcrypt was in a chapel basement and measured about 15 feet deep and 30 feet wide. It had stone walls, a tiny wooden stage and no P.A.; […]