And now for a complete change of pace: The Gordys! I LOVE doing these shows. The rehearsals leading up to them can be murder (and I apologize to the whole band for losing my cool more than once), but the… Read moreThe Gordys at Sinatra Park, Thursday, August 11
It’s summer in Hoboken, and that can only mean one thing: The Gordys are on the loose! That’s right, the Mile-Square City’s hottest Klezmer outfit did its thing again this year at Sinatra Park, and as always, it was a… Read moreThe Gordys at Sinatra Park, Thursday, June 24
Justin writes: Tracking in the studio, overdubbing the bass parts, was made a lot easier working with Dan one-on-one. We could discuss what I was playing and why certain parts sounded good and why others sounded better. Day one I… Read moreDay 4: Guest Post
Finally, with the sun out and the puddles drying up at the Fall Arts and Music Festival, The Fuzzy Lemons took the stage. Scott Altizio had spent the entire day tweaking the P.A., and so by the time we were… Read moreThe Fuzzy Lemons at the Fall Arts & Music Festival, Sunday September 28
Oh man, I just had the COOLEST day! As a Music Together teacher headquartered near a major metropolitan area, I’ve met some varied and interesting people over the years. Not like my friend Erin Lee, who’s met Hugh Jackman and Al Pacino,… Read moreOpening for The Sippy Cups at South Street Seaport, Saturday September 20
Here’s how I spent my week: Sunday evening: Gordys rehearsal at HEFC. Justin is playing bass with the Gordys this year. Monday evening: Church rehearsal—Justin and I lead the worship music a couple of times a month, and tonight is… Read moreMy week of Justin
With the rousing success of our first show at the Elks Club (hey, no one died, no one got sued) we decided to roll forward. But first some questions had to be answered. Mainly, who was going to play what?
My first gig of 2008 was at the Hoboken Family Alliance’s Cabin Fever event at the Elks Club. I’ve played there the last three (?) years as part of the Music Together ensemble, alongside my fellow teachers (including Lisa, Marina,… Read moreThe Fuzzy Lemons debut at the Hoboken Elks Club, Sunday, February 10, 2008