I began playing in late-60s New Jersey and composing in late-70s New Orleans. Most of my work betrays strong influences from Malt Shop and British Invasion, with a generous smattering of folk.
Over the past ten years I’ve been sending the arrangements I want to YouTube, in quite a few betraying yet another influence: I was third-parting Everly Brothers when The Beatles were still Silver.
Earlier in this decade I played some 45 gigs with a 60s covers band that was decidedly vocals driven and usually in three parts, singing many leads. I had been brought in mostly to tighten the seams, however, and continued to do so effectively while the need dominated our set list.
I am a member of Fandalism and a devout fan of The Kinks.
My favorite band is The Kinks.
We’ve put together a list of venues in the area who support our local music scene.Check it out
We are building a list of local resources for musicians. Feel free to make a suggestion.Have a look
BOOM is dedicated to increasing the viability and visibility of original music in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts. We are a non-profit company, part of Columbia Arts Team.
Our mission is to highlight, showcase, and cultivate the original music scene in Berkshire County and environs. This includes promoting local venues that feature local original music; providing access to information about the music business, songwriting, and other important subjects of interest to area musicians; and coordinating resources within the region, including local media, in order to promote local original music and encourage the patronage and support of the community at large.
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