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Happy 2015!

Well, happy 2015!  Thanks for coming to the blog page. I renew my resolve to let you all in on things that are happening in my world, musically and sometimes otherwise. This year will mark my 25th year of playing … Continue reading

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Well, I thought I wanted to blog!

Well, I thought I wanted to blog! I wasn’t even resisting it – just completely forgot about it. It’s been so long since the last post, maybe I’ll just start by saying that my belief in the idea that you … Continue reading

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Mary Joyce Project

It all started in Juneau.  Mary Joyce began her 3 month journey from Juneau to Fairbanks by dogsled in December 1935.  Fast forward to May of 2011, and the quintet premiered our new body of work dedicated to Mary at … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Claire will be along with a new post shortly. In the meantime: hi! ….and you are?

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October 2, 2010

I love New York. Love it. Am watching (on Netflix) a great history of the city by Ric Burns. It has always been a remarkable, strange, colorful, scary, brilliant, controversial, crazy and cutting edge place. I love being here. These … Continue reading

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April 12, 2010

Spring has sprung here in NYC. Pink, purple, white and green blooming everywhere (well, sort of everywhere). I’m really excited to be involved in many great projects as well as looking forward to some of my favorite annuals. I love … Continue reading

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August 15, 2009

Mid-August!? Wow. Well, here’s how I spent my summer vacation… June’s highlight was a 2 week trip to Juneau, where I researched my father’s first cousin, Mary Joyce. A remarkable story, an amazing woman, and a pioneer. In 1936, she … Continue reading

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Feb. 17th, 2009

I hope you are all staying warm and happy this winter. Things on my end have been different, interesting and pretty much fun. I am currently involved in a few nice projects… One: I am very excited to be involved … Continue reading

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AUG. 11, 2008

Greetings!  I’m baaaack… I’ll just say that I MEAN to update this page more often, so keep coming back! This summer has been an outstanding one for me.  June brought some fun gigs – Minton’s with Joel Forrester, playing a … Continue reading

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FEB. ’08

A lot going on these days here, I’m happy to report. While the gig season is slow for me, I’m using the time to write music, practice, and figure out the ins and outs of being an “artistic director” of … Continue reading

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