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Good Times At Electric Maid

Yes, that’s right – Electric Maid.  The Electric Maid Community Exchange in Takoma Park to be exact. I got the chance to perform with host Frank Cassell (Banjo Man), comedian Philippe Shearer, and singer/songwriter Jim Shirey this past Thursday evening.  I recommend the venue because it’s a great little spot, they bring in some good…

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Songwriting Contest Cont’d

It’s done!  Not without some difficulty, I might add.  But I did submit a song to the contest being held via Nashville Arts Magazine for a theme song to the 2012 Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival.  Did I say difficulty?  Yes!  Actually, the songwriting wasn’t as difficult as I thought it might be for a song “to order,” so-to-speak. …

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Songwriting Contest

Now I know that – in large part – all songwriting contests are designed as income sources for their sponsoring organizations.  But that doesn’t stop thousands of hopefuls, including myself, from entering.  Nor should it.   Thus, I’ve decided to challenge myself and enter a songwriting contest for a very specific event.  This contest isn’t the general…

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Free Song For The Holidays

While you’re busy finding the perfect gifts for your friends and family as part of the holiday celebrations, don’t forget to be good to yourself, too.  Take a sec or two, grab the beverage of your choice, sit down, and relax to a good tune. And I’ve got just the tune for you to enjoy – free. …

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DC Downtown Holiday Market

Percussionist Gabin Assouramou, bassist Hess Muse and I had a great time playing at F & 8th Sts, NW as part of the music program for the Downtown Holiday Market in DC.  We spent 2 hours sharing a set of my original tunes along with some carefully selected covers.  We really got some great response, made some…