Category Archives: Music

A New List

Being a man, I am an inveterate producer of lists. Here is what I constructed on my walk this morning in drizzly rain.   Things I am interested in: This list seems to get shorter as the years pass. Things … Continue reading

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Update to the Update

Total embarrasment! I told all of you my new book was called “Watching for the Downbeat”. It is, in fact, called “Waiting for the Downbeat”. I’m not going to sell many copies this way, am I?  

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Stop Press

Oh, how everything just slips by, especially when you’re busy and not 100% committed to the social media thing. Holidays to Greece have come and gone; so have writing deadlines. Elisabeth’s birthday came and went, and was appropriately celebrated in … Continue reading

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William Byrd

It is amazing that, after two years writing this blog, I have not touched on the thing that gives me the greatest pleasure and takes up a lot of my time . . . music. But I am going to … Continue reading

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Cage and Silence

I’m wondering where I find my silence. I cheerfully admit to being totally addicted to it, and I go to some trouble to search it out. Probably because I don’t see too well, silence fascinates me. It is an elusive … Continue reading

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