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  • P Bass

    My P-Bass is a Jedi Master

    My five-string Fodera hangs in my studio collecting dust, a once-great warrior pulled from battle, whiling away the years like an old man on a porch, lemonade in hand, watching the world roll by. I feel guilty. Like I’m having an affair with an older woman. A woman with …

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  • Ending

    It’s All In How You End

    Last night I played a gig and had a bit of an epiphany. Now, I’m pretty old and have been playing a long time, so as you can imagine, I get excited when I have epiphanies. They mean that I’m still learning, still listening. They …

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  • Circadian Rhythm Labeled

    The Reality of Rhythm

    I tend to be the kind of guy who listens to songs over-and-over, especially when I’m really into a tune. When I say over-and-over, I mean like twenty times/day over-and-over at the expense of listening to anything else. So the other day, I was out …

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  • Clock

    Internal Time

    I know I’m always going on about time feel here at the site, but what can I say? I think it’s pretty damn important. Check out Richard Bona, he’s a really cool bass player here in New York that does some pretty unique stuff (sings …

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  • The Shape of a Musical Life

    This week, a friend of mine is nominating me for an artistic achievement award sponsored by one of our much-loved government arts institutions. I was very happy to hear that she wanted to nominate me, and we’ve spent the last few weeks pulling all the required information …

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