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New Album coming in two weeks!

So it’s only two weeks until the release of Theatre By The Sea, my 5th album as a band leader. I’ve cut together some footage of the recording sessions as well as audio of one of the songs featuring Mike Stern for you to check out. The album, as always, will be available to download …
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Play better, feel better, do better

How do you play better, feel better, do better, and find time to do all that in just one cycle of being awake each day? Well anyone who knows me or follows on twitter or facebook will no doubt have seen a fairly regular pattern of physical exercise emerging. I worked on the Insanity plan …
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Are you thinking about tomorrow?

Are you thinking about tomorrow? or are you thinking about something a little further off than that? maybe something off in the future that fuels you to work hard on what it is you love, and forget tomorrow might even exist. It’s something I’ve been thinking about a lot tonight, and it’s that running around, …
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Every day like it’s the last

There are few things, few people, and few moments in life that come close to those you hold at the top of your list. I can think of a few in my life. Meeting my wife, moving to America, and playing with Pat Metheny would rank very high on the list of things that help …
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How not to fall apart

I’m really not that old, and have had very few medical issues in my life. But never the less the older I get the more I’m looking for how not to fall apart. I think there are just more things we have to do to keep ourselves functioning and efficient the older we get. I …
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Melody where you least expect it

So when I’m eating dinner, especially when I’m far from home, hearing melody is not always the first thing on my mind. But then again, if I listen to half the things I have to say or write about melody, then it should come as no surprise to me that you can find melody where …
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Will you keep getting up?

Will you keep getting up after each fall? And more importantly do you have the confidence to risk taking the fall in the first place? This week has been filled with falls for me. Nothing tragic, nothing shocking, nothing life threatening, but falls none the less. Luckily, to this point, and not just this week …
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Don’t yell at your fans

I have to be careful not to put too many CAPITAL letters in this post as I may be momentarily accused of yelling at my fans, but that’s really not the kind of yelling I’m talking about. When I say “don’t yell at your fans”, I’m talking about a concept of involvement, of engagement, and …
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