Singer, composer, and pianist from Queens, and a founding member of hip-hop improv comedy group Freestyle Love Supreme. I write indie soul songs, and delight in spontaneous melody and open space.

Singer, composer, and pianist from Queens. I write indie soul songs and delight in spontaneous melody and open space.

Caroling

In the past few days, I've been talking to a lot of people about Christmas music. There's a lot of it out there, but everyone has their favorites - something they saw on TV when they were a kid, something they sang in choir in school. I'm a sucker for traditional Christmas carols, but they're all so good, and there are so many of them, so I'm…

Are You Moving?

"If you have a New York State driver license, learner permit or non-driver ID card, or a registration for a vehicle, boat or snowmobile, you are required by law to notify DMV within 10 days of any permanent address change."…

A Most Intriguing Day

It wasn't an especially good day; it wasn't especially bad. But I've never before had a day quite like today…

Drum Circles

It has just occurred to me that summer is over, and all the drum circles that appear in the parks all over the city throughout the summer are probably done. And I didn't go to a single one. Boo…

Not only does he make dreams, he READS too!

Guess it's been a big week for our friend Morpheus from Sandman, as I just ran across this great poster on Metafilter. P. Craig Russell was the artist on the first Sandman issue I ever had, an amzaing story about the mythical city of Baghdad and its transformation. Now he and the Sandman are promoting reading too. The only question is whether…

I'm also a developer

I specialize in building tools for musicians. For the past couple years, I've been part of the team at Soundfly, a new kind of music school for today's musician.