September 7 — Notaries Public has two new songs out. “Central PA” is about trading in dreams in order to make sure our kids get what they need. The music embraces the playfulness of summer. “Seraphim” is a very different song; a hard rock song about Syria and its moral quandaries.
I’ll perform Sept. 29 at Studio Gallery in Dupont Circle, part of Washington’s Art All Night celebration. Notaries Public will play the night before, Friday Sept. 28 at American University.
Congressman Lloyd Doggett of Austin has introduced the Medicare Negotiation and Competitive Licensing Act, which will help make medicines affordable for all. We helped develop the legislation, which is off to a fantastic start with 85 cosponsors in Congress.
Join Foday Mansaray and the stone mining kids of the Borbor Pain Charity School of Hope as we put Ebola behind and work to provide education for all.
Here is “Failed States,” a new song of piano, talking drum and Gordon Withers’ cello we’ve just finished at Magpie Cage. The song’s story and double entendre refer to collapse in our societies and our relationships to each other. Read more.
Here is “All of Whom I Love,” a song I wrote in Hanoi, Viet Nam and have just recorded with Eamonn Aiken at The Bastille Studio in Arlington, Virginia. Kate Rears provides a cello quintet. I play nylon and steel … Continue reading
The Elan School taught uncommon insight. But like many institutions of its kind, Elan was frequently accused of abuse. “No One Gets Free” is a new song about resilience and growth. Listen and read more.
“’North Star” is a brief acoustic song about finding our place; a community or purpose. Though that kind of certainty often is an illusion. The goal is merely to search. To undertake our journey, despite hardship and indignities, as completely as … Continue reading