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akie SINGS!

sure, I sing all the time.  its basically my job.  but sometimes i’m singing my own stuff and its for people to listen to.  and its not just a random demo i threw up to Soundcloud. last week I was … Continue reading

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Almost Like Being In Love

i sing, therefore i am. afternoons on island are, once again, all about practice for me. i challenge myself with new harmonies, new songs, scales — the whole nine. and also, vocal workouts — for this is a gig where … Continue reading

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November, 11, 2013. 1:40am. Brooklyn.

well. i’m certainly not complaining. its Monday morning, going on 2am. there is something to be said for the pleasure of spending a weekend playing one’s own music. and for very pleased audiences no less. sometimes, the hours and miles … Continue reading

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soldiers live, and wonder why

obviously, we all suffer. we all face death and lose friends and loved-ones. but for many people, it is fully random or fate or divine will. but here in music, in art, on the outskirts of society… for we unhappy few, we are a — dare I say — fraternity of specialists who never expected to still be around. we all thought we’d go together.

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Alone at The Falcon (from December 4th) **MUSIC**

very soon after getting back from St. Barths, I found myself in one of my most favorite and familiar old haunts: the Falcon Arts Center in Marlboro, NY. The proprietor of that establishment — a one Tony Falco — has … Continue reading

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the prodigal son

it is nigh three years since i last, in full bloggers garb, posted my sincere and private thoughts to the web.  so much trauma and relief, so much cause and discord. and disorder. but, the time of dark reverie is … Continue reading

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