my music and performances

It was an overcast day, but enough people came out that we ran out of songbooks (for the first time); people shared. Here’s a new song we tried, Donovan’s There Is A Mountain:

Sundaysong Singalong, Dec. 7, 2014 Sundaysong Singalong, Dec. 7, 2014 Sundaysong Singalong in Stacy Park, Dec. 7, 2014 Frosty, Anarchy, Love and Peace

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November News

November 30, 2014
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We opened November with another great Sundaysong Singalong in Stacy Park. They keep getting better and the coolest people keep showing up. Maile made a pot of Chai Tea and I passed out the first Singalong Songbook. This is the first draft of what I hope will eventually be a nicely bound book of dozens of songs […]

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Sundaysong Singalong, 11-2-14

November 2, 2014
Sundaysong Singalong, Little Stacy Park, 11-2-14

It was a gorgeous day and a gorgeous set of people this morning singing along in Little Stacy Park. Maile made a pot of Chai Tea for everyone, Gray played along on uke, lots of old friends and kiddos showed up, and the weather could not have been nicer. My printed songbooks seemed to be a […]

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October News

October 31, 2014
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October was a month of fantastic firsts. We threw our first Sundaysong Singalong outside at the park to great effect. A bunch of cool folks came and really dug it, singing Beatles songs while kids make chalk art on the sidewalk. We’ll do it again the first Sunday of November. And I played my first […]

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Tunes for Turtles

October 18, 2014
J by the Turtle Pond

Ralph and I played a set at the turtle pond this afternoon. It was a gorgeous, sunny, 85-degree day and all the turtles came out, along with a bunch of friends from around the UT-Austin campus. Carlo snapped a great set of reflections in the water, presented here, upside down. We opened with one of […]

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LOVE by John Lennon (For Gray and Lauren)

September 26, 2014

Gray and Lauren got married a few weeks ago, so I worked up this old favorite to perform at the wedding. How much more simple, beautiful and true can a song get?! Love is real, real is love Love is feeling, feeling love Love is wanting to be loved Love is touch, touch is love Love […]

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Asleep In The Shade

September 22, 2014

Meditation takes many forms and for me sometimes the most effortless is losing myself, late at night, in the soupy, loopy delay of a slow ambient guitar progression. (Especially when I have new loop and delay pedals to play with.) Adding simple layer upon echoey layer bakes a nice end-of-day dream. I use this to help slip past a long day out […]

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Sundaysong Singalong Has Begun

July 22, 2014

I’ve finally started doing something I’ve wanted to do for like the last year: Sundaysong Singalong. The idea is simple: have a singalong instead of church. Put another way, it’s like an old Pete Seeger-style folksong singalong, just with a Sunday-morning sort of setlist: songs of  love, beauty, gratitude, wisdom, work, wonder… songs that evoke […]

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DIVERSIFY

May 16, 2014

I had my appendix out a few months ago and when I got home from the hospital there was a card signed by a bunch of my coworkers. On top of that, they pooled $70 and pledged it toward my next song on Patreon. I was so touched. So I wrote a song for all […]

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