The Teachings of the Buddha

The Teachings of the Buddha

 In November of 2010, I had the fortunate experience to perform a LIVE concert with my band Escher’s Elevator at The Interfaith Peace Chapel during it’s 40 days and 40 nights calendar of events. I also created a Pen and Ink Illustration that was commissioned by Dr....
Jean-Michel Jarre

Jean-Michel Jarre

I remember going to a TARGET store in the early Summer of 1986.  While looking around their music section, I noticed an interesting album cover and an artist that I wasn’t familiar with. I stared at the artwork on the front very intently and then read the track...
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard

So, I first heard about King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard a few years ago now and thought I knew what they were about.  I was completely wrong. Having been a fan of all types of psychedelic and progressive rock music for decades now, a friend cued up their latest...
Musical Inspiration

Musical Inspiration

I have been inspired by so many musicians and bands throughout my life.  I will never forget when I heard “Fly Like An Eagle” by the Steve Miller Band when I was 8 years old and falling in love with the synthesizers, drums and organ.  I had never heard anything like...
Vince Guaraldi

Vince Guaraldi

I truly LOVE the music of Vince Guaraldi! I have been a fan of his music ever since I saw the Peanuts cartoons (It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown! & A Charlie Brown Christmas) as a young child back in the early 70′s. I didn’t know what jazz was, but I knew...
Boards of Canada

Boards of Canada

A friend gave me a copy of Boards of Canada’s “Geogaddi” back in 2005.  It took a while to really begin to appreciate them.  I couldn’t tell where they were coming from as artists. When I finally bought the album “Music Has The Right To Children” did I truly love what...