Songwriter on Songwriting Update

Songwriter on Songwriting Update

My friend and colleague singer-songwriter Lesley Young asked me to contribute a guest blog to her website. I was more than happy to do so. I am not sure of just when Lesley started her musical career but she is certainly a part of my beginnings as a performer. Before...
Music Memories and Alzheimer’s

Music Memories and Alzheimer’s

Last week was the birthday of Tony Bennett. Tony Bennett just turned 95, did two sellout shows with Lady Gaga at Radio City Music Hall and announced his retirement from performing after at least 60 years of performing. I did have the privilege of interviewing him in...
Infectious Air

Infectious Air

100 years ago after the Spanish Flu epidemic, similarly to now, people were confined and isolated for fear of being inflected with a horrible, possibly fatal illness. It also coincided with the end of WW1 and the Jazz Age of the 1920s. It was a time of great of...