Start Out Talented If You Can!

ello Friends, I’m hoping these words arrive at a good time. It’s summer, Edu Lobo is singing “Pontieo” over here and the baião groove never felt so good! It’s a tune he recorded with Sergio Mendes and the chorus hook is absolute perfection. Last week was a wonderful collection of […] Read more »

Tubing in Toronto!

ola Fine Folks, just back from a whirlwind, cross country, go through customs, rent the car, trip to Toronto and back and all I can say is the surf was up on Lake Superior! It was barreling! I’ve got musos coming over in an hour to record so I’ll zip […] Read more »

The Invasion of the Flutes!

reetings! Last week the National Flute Convention took place in San Diego and I got a peripheral buzz from the event. First, a gang of flutists raided the Handlery Hotel gig to check out Bob Sheppard’s gig. He played mostly saxophone but some highlights were his beautiful flute playing and […] Read more »