journey of a song - "Today In The City"

  I thought I would tell the story of one of my favorite songs on the new album and how it came to be what it is. Sometimes a song ends up very differently from how you expect, and…
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first big NYC gig

What an amazing night we had for our album release at Drom. This was the first time that I have played in a larger club, so it was a learning experience but I was so happy with almost everything…
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more Philly release show pics

photo: Lisa Schaffer

I'll be posting more about our NYC album release show soon, but for now here are lots more great pics from our Philly release show at L'Etage. Thank you again to Lisa Schaffer for doing such a…
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"Old Languages" video is here

After premiering to a great response at our album release shows, the official video for "Old Languages" (the making of which I described here back in May) is now on YouTube. Hope you enjoy ;)

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L'Etage!

photo: Lisa Schaffer


















We had such a great time playing for everyone at L'Etage in Philly last weekend. It was soooo cold... many thanks to all who came out, in spite of the weather! It was truly special for me…
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Philly love

There's a kind of love song to Philadelphia on this album. I don't know how much to tell you about it...

golden eye of Broad Street























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more practical magic

I'm grateful to have met some supercool fellow artists here in NYC through playing at a few open mics that Tim Daoust and I have been frequenting.  Once in a while lately I've been dropping by The National Underground on…
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snowy warm up

Woke up to a sunny, frosted-over day, hearing the crunch of snow shovels outside...




Heading into the city in a little while to play a set at Caffe Vivaldi and help our friend Tania Stavreva raise funds for her debut…
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album release parties!

It's finally time to announce our two big album release events. I am super psyched to be performing both of these shows with a full band, featuring some wonderful musicians who appear on the Circles of Swallows album. These will…
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Winter Solstice

It seems that a FB friend is posting from the cave at Newgrange, so this is my Solstice morning:

woa the light is beaming to me through my screen -- thanks Karl!
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new single and lyric video - "Old Languages"


The second new single from my upcoming album was just released today!

Along with a lyric video:


I hope you enjoy :) For the rest of 2012, 100% of the proceeds from sales of this single will be donated to…