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Big Night –Saturday, September 21, 2013

The Boyce Thompson Arboretum is hosting my first CD release party. We will have fun, food, music and wild celebrations far into the night, or from 5 to 7 pm, whichever is deemed the wisest course of action. I am … Continue reading

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Two Upcoming Performances

As is often the case, I will be at Urban Beans from 8:30 to 10:30 pm Saturday, September 7. That evening, I will be hosting an open mike at The Bee’s Knees, 2222 N. 16th St. in Phoenix, from 6:30 … Continue reading

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Will You Be at UB?

I will. I’ll be performing my originals and more at Urban Bean Coffee House, 3508 N. 7th St., Phoenix, from 8:30 to 10:30 Saturday morning, August 31. I have two new songs that I have written that I’m taking out … Continue reading

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A Great Gig at the BTA

Had a great gig at the Boyce Thompson Arboretum last night. A warm audience–at least 100 degrees, buzzards circling overhead (whatever that portends), and only a touch of rain. My music has found a home.Photos by Dan Sharayko. (My hair … Continue reading

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Two, Count ’em Two, Gigs on Saturday

I will be playing at Urban Beans this Saturday morning from 8:30 to 10:30. I’ll also be playing out at the Boyce Thompson Arboretum Saturday afternoon from 5 to 6. One hitch if you go there, though–the BTA concert is … Continue reading

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R. I. P. Maxine Jewett

Arizona lost a special person Sunday night. Maxine was an icon in the valley, who, though she didn’t play an instrument herself–couldn’t, in fact–supported the efforts of musicians all over the valley with her contributions to the folk music community. … Continue reading

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Nature’s Power

Let’s not forget that Nature is way more powerful than we are. Photo by Francisco Negroni of the 2011 Cordon Caulle volcanic eruption in the Region of Los Rios in Chile Check out the National Geographic Photo Contest for more great pictures of nature.–R

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Everyone’s Guitar Skills are Unique

Including this young lady’s: (As seen on Reddit)

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So Many Insects . . .

I am not a scientist, but I got to play one today, and it’s all because UC Berkeley is overrun with bugs. Well, their museum of natural history is. They have over six million insects that have to be catalogued, … Continue reading

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Nature and Mindfulness

I often spend a little time searching the internet for good news about nature. Here’s a link to an article by Tony Bates, the director of a mental health organization, about the effect that nature can have on people, seemingly … Continue reading

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