Lessons Learned

The New Year is the traditional time for reflection.  As I try and map this new year in front of me, this is what I have come to realize over the past few weeks. 

Chance encounters have had a large…

The Limits of Imitation

If imitation the highest form of flattery, I freely admit I am trying to flatter many, many musicians.


I was blown away the first time I heard blind blues guitarist Paul Pena play. I was a teenager, and his band…