Archive for March, 2010

Shenandoah – Tanana Valley State Fair, 2006

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

Traditional, 2 min 53 sec, 20 MB Flash Video
Though it is a song I have always loved since I can remember, it also was part of my life, living in the Shenandoah Valley, or becoming a folklorist, even being a saillor, and during one period of my life, performing on tall ships.

Hard Times, Come Again No More

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

Stephen Foster – 1847, 3 min 36 sec, 16.3 MB Flash Video
I have finished with raising the Hurley, and am visiting my Dad in Gainesville, Fl, getting ready to head north gain. I contacted a local folk group and go to a jam session at a house. Late in the evening, I play this song solo for a guy I was talking to about Stephen Foster.

Origins: Hope For Things To Come

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

Origins, 4 min 41 sec, 15.9 MB Flash Video
Origins are a series of videos that capture songs that I've just written, often still unfinished and rough, but essentially there for the first time. This is another side of the music, how song begins rather than where it ends up.

Studio Journal 3-15-10

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

The final entry before I head out on the road for Floirda. Its actaully two entries and a short introduction, as life piles up and I had to let this slip. Every two weeks is a nice idea, but like video journaling, I have to focus on what I can do and what I have to do more than what I might want to do.