SIMPLY THE WEST

I recently returned from another action-packed Canadian Country Music Weekend in Edmonton where I am always happy to reconnect with my fun and friendly dysfunctional family:)  I performed at the Songwriters Series out there for my fourth time.  It's one…

"FACING THE MUSIC"

Sorry, I didn't mean to frighten you with these pictures. There's no hiding what I actually look like when I'm diving into the music :)

I feel very fortunate to have had opportunities to do just that in many different…

"ONE SECOND LOOK" is hitting the airwaves

"One Second Look" - a song I refer to as three chords and an epiphany - is going out to radioland today.  I hope the radio folks will take one second listen & have that epiphany to add…

HEARTFELT HAVERING 

Recently I had a magic blether with Dave Woods on his radio show "In The Country". We wandered down a few different roads and you can check out the interview below if you want to hear some heartfelt haverin'!

TAKE COVER

I've had fun over the years playing a variety of cover songs as part of my live performances - songs I wish I'd written and songs I've played so many times it almost feels like I had written them!  Certain…

TUNE IN AND BE TUNED TO 432HZ

Justin Abedin and I will be performing our entire concert tuned to A=432Hz at my StageIt streaming concert today (Saturday). What the heck does A=432Hz mean I hear you ask? Well I can't remember exactly where I first…
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"UNDERNEATH" CD LAUNCH VIDEO

We had a great launch for "Underneath" with maestro Justin Abedin by my side as well as other special guests.  For those of you who were unable to make it, I thought you might like to have a taste of…

Track 13 - THIS TIME 'ROUND

- THE SONG BLOG -
The first time I heard this song on Darrell Scott's record "A Crooked Road" it really spoke to me.  Maybe it was something in the melody or the powerful lyric but it stayed with me.…

Track 12 - ALL MY LOVE

- THE SONG BLOG -
This is another tune co-written with Daryl Burgess who also co-wrote You've Got My World.  It was written over two fun sessions at SOCAN house in Nashville almost exactly a year apart.  I brought…

Track 11 - BURDENS & BLESSINGS

-THE SONG BLOG -
Navigating the path of life involves figuring out who you are.  Part of the puzzle can be understanding where you come from - how you've acquired a certain feature, quirkiness or skill handed down from your…