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Songwriting Lessons in Norman, OK

For those of you in Oklahoma, I am now offering songwriting lessons at the esteemed Norman Music Institute in Norman, OK. For information on signing up for lessons, you can get in touch with the Institute here.

For the moment, I’m just just offering lessons here in Oklahoma, but it’s possible I may start offering them via Skype at a later date.  Sign up on the mailing list to find out if & when I do.  Thanks, y’all!

Showdates May 2014

I am thrilled to announce that I will be opening for Suzzy Roche & Lucy Wainwright Roche at three shows in California this May.

Friday, May 9th, 8pm (SOLD OUT)
McCabe’s Guitar Shop
3101 Pico Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90405
(310) 828-4497

Saturday, May 10th, 8pm
Studio 55 Marin
1455 East Francisco Blvd.
San Rafael, CA  94901
(415) 453-3161
click here to order tickets

Sunday, May 11th, 2pm (matinee mothers’ day show)
Freight & Salvage
2020 Addison Street
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 644-2020
click here to order tickets

I hope I’ll get to see some of you out there!

Final Song: “So Much Left To Do”

Alas, all things must come to an end.  When I started this song-a-day project 64 days ago, I had spent several months waiting for my house here in Atlanta to sell.  My life had been on hold, and as I sat here spending my dwindling resources, I thought this would be a fun project to do and share with the world.  But now my house is selling (closing on Friday) and I’m living in a world of boxes and packing.  Before, I had been made of time.  Now, not so much.

As I embark on the next chapter of my life (whatever it may be), I imagine I will still keep writing songs, and I’ll try to post them here when I can.  I plan to keep all the songs I’ve written here on my website for the foreseeable future, so feel free to browse through them, if you like.

Thank you to everyone who has listened to the songs.  Literally every time I posted one, I thought, “This is the worst piece of crap ever.”  I say that, not to elicit sympathy or support from you, but to show you that that inner critic we all have is not always right.  If you should embark upon writing a song  – or any other creative project – remember that if it feels like you’re creating “the worst piece of crap”, you’re probably on the right track.
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