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One Step Closer …

Yes, we’ve begun!  I had a pre-production meeting with producer Marco Delmar to discuss my CD project.  We’ve agreed not to rush through this, so we are going to begin with 3 of my songs.  Of course, one of those songs will be the tune that received Honorable Mention from the Mid-Atlantic Song Contest —…

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More Baltimore Open Mics

Having enjoyed the open mics in Baltimore this past Monday, I went right back up to B’more on Thursday evening for two more.  Singers:  This small restaurant and bar is located in the greater Mount Vernon neighborhood and almost literally across the street from the Meyerhoff Concert Hall, home of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.  Having…

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Jammin’ Java on July 5

I have another performance coming up in the not-too-distant future.  This one is a showcase at Jammin’ Java in Vienna, VA.  Here’s the scoop. Open Mic Showcase – Hosted by Ron Goad 7:00 p.m. — July 5 Jammin’ Java 227 Maple Avenue East Vienna, VA Cover – $2.00 During showcase evenings, Jammin’ Java offers candle-lit…

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Finding A Hook

I don’t mean Capt. Hook – despite any photos of me you may have seen floating around the Internet.  LOL  I’m talking about songwriting here. Although not every song has to have a hook, any self-respecting pop/rock tune or country tune for that matter pretty much needs a hook to make the song more easily…