ARTURO MARQUEZ – DANZON NO. 2

Conducting:  Alondra de la Parra, music director of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra who is quite dynamic.  It’s hard not to …

GHOSTS OF A HOME

The tiny, L-shaped room my father had once used as his office was even dustier than the basement.  It was …

GOODNIGHT AMERICA

This has been a favorite song of mine for some time, sort of melancholy but also full of hope.  Another …

MAPS

I was so inspired by seeing Tolkien’s maps of Middle Earth when I attended “Tolkien: Maker of Middle Earth” at …

LOVE AFFAIR

It’s quite something when a film gets made three times, and I’m ashamed to say that I’ve only ever seen …

NORTHERN GIRL

        On a starry old summer evenin’ Hummin’ warm and sweet I hit the road believin’ I …

LOVE IS EVERYTHING

So many initials and names and declarations of love carved into the once wet cement on the Cobb in Lyme …

CALLING ALL ANGELS

       Calling All Angels – written by Jane Siberry   Santa Maria, Santa Teresa, Santa Anna, Santa Susannah …

BAB’AZIZ

  I have not seen this film yet, and I only came to know of it one evening when I …

GOODBYE TO THE HEATH

  My last day in London was Wednesday–what a hard day.  It always is when it’s time for me to …

NARROW DAYLIGHT

My last day in London.  Melancholy around the edges.  Lots to figure out when I get home.  I was blessed …

TOUCH ME

Just listen to this….WOW.  There really is a difference in the sound.  This is my favorite song by The Doors, …

‘INSTAR’

“The process of transformation consists mostly of decay and then of this crisis when emergence from what came before must …

TREASURES AND EATS

Have caught a bit of a summer cold, I think, which has interfered with my ability to finish a piece …