Thursday, January 17, 2013

OMG, it's 2013 already!

Yipes, once again time bunched up under me and then popped forward to now, and suddenly it's nearly six months since I wrote anything here... A lot has gone by.

Concerts: I saw Gretchen Parlato at Stanford on August 1st, shortly after the Lionel Loueke show described in my last post... I saw the Tedeschi Trucks Band at the Mountain Winery (I'll post links soon to a couple of videos I took and put up on YouTube)... I saw Wayne Krantz again, finally, at Yoshi's in San Francisco on October 7th... am I forgetting another show or two?

My own playing: SNUG played a gig on July 28th and another on December 1st... I also played a solo gig at a private event using the Godin nylon-string and it went very nicely... I did some recording again with my son David on drums over the summer, the Weather Report tune "Cucumber Slumber," I'm still working on overdubbing all my parts (electric bass and guitars)... I'll post it on SoundCloud as soon as it's ready... and, since late in the year, I've started what hopefully will turn out to be a fun new project. Also late in the year, Stan Erhart started a new jam session on Sunday nights right in my home town at McGovern's Bar. Hopefully it will last because it's so convenient, and I often get to play with some really good rhythm section players...

More anon as soon as I get a chance. I'm hoping 2013 will provide more chances for me to get out and play...