RoadNotes #7 - Not Fade Away As I was headed from Minneapolis to Oklahoma City last week, just south of the Minnesota-Iowa border, I saw a sign for the town of Clear Lake, Iowa. Somehow this town was familiar to me and I got off...Read More
Roadnotes #6 Looking for Stuff I’ve now arrived in Chicago after two days and two nights on old Route 66. Well, more or less. I managed to drive through most of the cities on the Mother Road from Oklahoma City to Chicago, but not always on...Read More
Where is home? For many of us this can be a complex question. Is it where you were born, reared, live now, where your loved ones are? I feel at home in a sense when I’m with my family, no matter where that is. The...Read More
Ever think about what you need? We could do quite a semantic dance around the definition of need but I think we’d all agree on some basic physical and emotional needs: food, clothing, shelter, safety, love, respect, etc. Unfortunately, lots of folks don’t have those...Read More
The death of David Bowie has got me thinking about lots of things, not the least of them the nature of creativity, the creative process and originality. Yesterday, Randi and I saw an exceptional exhibition of German expressionism at the LA County Museum of...
As many of you know, my musical life is centered in Berlin and happens mostly in Germany. It’s very hard for me to get gigs in the US. Even in areas that have played my music on folk and college radio stations, clubs want new...Read More
Howdy Friends, And welcome to my new website and RoadNotes blog! I’ll start off by wishing each of you a Happy/Merry HanukkahChristmasFestivusKwanzaMilad-un-Nabi (BPUH) or whatever it is that you’re celebrating this time of year, as well as a good slide into a peaceful and prosperous 2016. As...